Mr. Fletcher “Sonny” Howard Tharpe, age 73, of Raleigh, departed this life on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at Transitions LifeCare of Wake County.
Funeral, 12 Noon, Wednesday, August 21, 2019, St. Paul AME Church, 402 W. Edenton Street. The Rev. Robert L. Hodges, Pastor. Visitation, 11:30 AM to 12 Noon, prior to the service. Interment, Mt. Hope Cemetery.
Survivors; sisters, Barbara T. Walker (James) of Raleigh, Joyce Deloria Howard of McDonough, GA and Valeria Howard Turner (Rodney) of Stockbridge, GA; brothers, Wilbur Tharpe of Raleigh and Franklin Howard (Carmen) of Hampton, GA; stepmother, Irma Howard of Waycross, GA; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Public viewing, 12 Noon to 8 PM, Tuesday, August 20, 2019, at the funeral home. The family will be present to receive friends at 5 PM. All other times, they will receive friends at 2004 Stamford Green Drive, Knightdale.
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