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Eugene Donald Thorpe, age 78, of Gilbertsville, KY

EDDYVILLE, Ky. - Eugene Donald Thorpe, age 78, of Gilbertsville, KY passed away Monday, October 14 at Lourdes Hospital following a long illness. He was a retired U.S. Air Force veteran and was also a retired mechanic with Marshall County Road Department.

He is survived by his wife, Phyllis Dees Thorpe, Gilbertsville, KY; one son, Donald Thorpe and one daughter Ann Hudson & husband Ronnie, all of Gilbertsville, KY; two grandchildren, Amanda Hudson, Gilbertsville, KY and Lindsay Burkeen & husband Dustin, Benton, KY; three great grandchildren, Allie Burkeen, Maddie Burkeen and Grady Holland; one brother, Jimmy Thorp, Clarksville, TN and several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Thorpe was preceded in death by two brothers, Rev. J.C. Thorpe and Kelsy Thorpe and one granddaughter, Tessa Hudson.

Visitation will be Tuesday, October 15 from 5 to 8 pm at Lakeland Funeral Home in Eddyville, KY. Funeral services will be Wednesday, October 16 at the funeral home at 11:00 am with Rev. Charlie Canup officiating. Burial will follow in Ramey Cemetery in Lyon County.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Greater Ky and Southerrn Indiana Alzheimer's Association, 6100 Dutchmens Lane ste 401, Louisville, KY 40205.

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