Rickey Alan Thorpe, Sr., age 59, of Crofton Dawson Road in Crofton passed away Sunday, June 17, 2018, at his home of natural causes. Funeral Services will be at 10:00 AM on Saturday, June 23, 2018, at Maddux-Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home with Dr. Rev. Glen Sowards and Rev. Paige Williams officiating and burial to follow in Green Hill Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM of Friday, June 22, 2018, at Maddux-Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home.
Rickey was born on April 21, 1959, in Princeton, KY, to the late Rev. J.C. Thorpe and Mary Peters Thorpe of Hopkinsville, KY. He worked and retired after 30 years from the Kentucky Department of Transportation. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church and the Hanson Masonic Lodge. In addition to his father; he is preceded in death by his son, Rickey Alan Thorpe, Jr., in 2015; his brother, Jerry Thorpe; and his sister, Beckie Thorpe.
Survivors include his mother, Mary Peters Thorpe of Hopkinsville; one son, Bobby Thorpe and Laiken Chambliss of White Plains, KY; two sisters, Bonnie Thorpe of Hopkinsville, and Belinda T. Edwards and her husband Steve of Canton, MI; two grandchildren, Rickey Kolson Thorpe and Rhett Allen Darnell; and several nieces and nephews and several great nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Kentucky United Methodist Children’s Home at 1115 Ashgrove Road, Nicholasville, KY, 40356 or a charity of your choice.