2008-01-19 / Obituaries

Sidney Allen Thorpe

A graveside service for Sidney Allen Thorpe, 74, of Thornville, will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Swank Cemetery, Spencer, W.Va., with Pastor Art Rose officiating. Sidney passed away Sunday, Jan. 13, 2008, at his residence surrounded by family.

Sidney was born July 11, 1934, in Cabin Creek, W.Va., to the late Frank and Hattie (Caudell) Thorpe. He retired from Rockwell International in 1982 after 30 years. He loved the Cleveland Browns and Indians, also enjoyed NASCAR and was an avid storyteller. Sidney liked to spend most of his time on the farm and loved his family very much.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara (Holstein) Thorpe; son, Sidney Thorpe Jr.; daughter, Bucky Wright; brother, Don Thorpe; sisters, Virginia Hancock, Lola Casto and Barbara Holstein; grandchildren, Dawnya, Chasidy and Nicole; eight great-grandchildren; and an aunt, Carla Litteral.

Online condolences can be made at www.boringsheridanfuneralhomes. com.

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