Jack E. Thorp

Jack E. Thorp, 72, of Fostoria, died Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, at his home.

He was born Oct. 4, 1945, in Gibsonburg, to the late Walter and Clara (Brocksmidt) Thorp. He married Mary Hemmerly, and they divorced. He then married Joyce Harris in 1982, and she died May 11, 2015.

Surviving are three sons, Jimmy Thorp of Fostoria, Jack (Brenda) Thorp of Michigan, and Bobby (Angie) Thorp of Ansonia; five daughters, Mary Ann (Kurt) Craun of Tiffin, Tammy (Rick) Miller of Risingsun, Angie and Barbara Thorp of Findlay, and Debra Minarick of Wood River, Illinois; 30 grandchildren; 48 great-grandchildren; brother, Jerry (Sue) Thorp of Fostoria; and sister, Audrey Braden of Gibsonburg.

He also was preceded in death by two great-grandchildren, and a brother, Carl Chancey.

His funeral will begin at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, with Pastor Donald Goodwin officiating.

Friends may call 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.

Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society or to a charity of the donor’s choice.