Michael Shayne Thorp, 51 of Nortonville passed Thursday May 20, 2021. Mike was born February 1, 1970 to David Thorp and the late Patricia Potts in Eldorado, Illinois. He was a graduate of South Hopkins High School in 1988 and was working to achieve a Masters Degree in Art at the time of his passing from the Academy of Art in San Franciso. Michael proudly served in the United States Army from 1987 to 2005. He loved his family, friends, art, Nascar and the Kentucky Wildcats.
He is also preceded in death by his son Corey Michael Thorp.
Michael is survived by his loving wife of 33 years, Leslie Thorp; daughter, Amber Skye Meredith; grandchildren, Remington Emanuel Meredith and Corianna Reign Gouldrup; parents, David and Jean Thorp; sisters, Rhonda (Rich) Civiletti and Tressa (Robert) Rodriguez; brother, David (Jamie) Thorp; 12 nieces and nephews and a host of great nieces and nephews.
Services will be held Thursday at 10 am at New Abundant Life Fellowship, Nortonville with Bro. Brad Payne officiating.
Visitation will be Thursday from 8am-10am at the church. Burial will be in Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West in Hopkinsville at Noon with Honors and Escort provided by the Patriot Guard Riders. Pallbearers will be Austin, Andrew and Brock Williams, D.J. Thorp, VanShawn Redd-Williams and Devyn Sharp.
Due to Covid-19 restrictions social distancing is required. Anyone that has or has had signs/symptoms or tested positive in the last 14 days is requested not to attend.
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