Floyd E. “Dean” Tharp, 70, of St. Elmo, passed away at 2:15 PM Sunday, March 10, 2013 at St. John’s Hospital, Springfield.


Funeral service is 1 PM Thursday, March 14, 2013 at Freedom Reigns in Christ Church, St. Elmo. Burial with military rites by St. Elmo American Legion Post #420 will follow in Spring Hill Cemetery, Louden Twp., Fayette Co.


Visitation is 6-8 PM Wednesday at C & A Pagel Funeral Home, St. Elmo and 1 hour prior to service time at the church.