Clifford Royal Tharp, age 81, of Nunley, died Saturday, February 13, 2016 at his home in Nunley. He was born on Friday, April 20, 1934 to William Royal and Cora Laffin Tharp in Story, Oklahoma.
Clifford was an honest man with integrity and could be counted on by everyone. He loved his family and was an avid OU fan. He was a Mason for many years. He enjoyed golfing and traveling. Clifford worked 40 years in the oil fields and was Vice President of Ham and Phillips for many years. Clifford was a loving, husband, father, brother, grandfather, uncle and friend, and will be missed by all who knew him.
Clifford is survived by, his wife, Levada Tharp of Nunley; a daughter, Kimberly Woods of Cushing; stepdaughter, Lisa Pemberton of Chapell Hill; one brother, Glen Ray Tharp of Norman; two sisters, Lavita Burkland of Daggett and Maxine Mann of Noble; five grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.
He is preceded in death by, his parents; his wife, Janice Tharp; one daughter, Belinda Rae Tharp and one sister, Billie Sue Goleman.
Visitation will be Tuesday, February 16, 2016 from 6-8 p.m. at the Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena. A second visitation will be Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at the B G Boydston Funeral Home in Lindsay, Oklahoma from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. with burial to follow in the Green Hill Cemetery in Lindsay, under the Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena.