Mr. Horace Thigpen, Jr, 53, died Sunday evening, May 7, 2017. A native of Lenoir County, he was born April 26, 1964, the son of Horace and Betty Ruth Spence Thigpen.
He is survived by his wife, Kelly Denise Wade Thigpen of the home; children, Tiffany Gail Clark of Hickory, Bradley Thomas Thigpen of Hickory, and Harley David Thigpen of Kinston; step-daughter, Emily Owens Smith of Kinston; sisters, Linda Faye Combs of Stella, Charlene Grady of Goldsboro and Theresa Tyndall of Kinston; and several grandchildren.
Graveside Services will be held 2 PM Thursday at the Benjamin Ham Cemetery, 1755 Davis Road, Snow Hill.
The family will receive friends following the service on Thursday at the cemetery and other times at the home his step-daughter, 908 Jefferson Drive, Kinston. Online condolences at www.taylor-tyson.com
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Kelly, My heart goes out to you and your family. I will always remember Horace cracking jokes. He kept me laughing.
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