Jason N. Thigpen, 47, a lifelong resident of Cleveland passed away Friday evening, April 13, 2012, in a local hospital.
He is preceded in death by his father, Pat N. Thigpen; his grandparents, Ira Von and Edith Thigpen, and J.T. and Lucy Jones; and his grandmother, Bertha Jones.
He served in the United States Air Force for 12 Years. He enjoyed reading, texting and facebook. He was a member of Candies Creek Baptist Church, and at the time of his death was attending West Cleveland Baptist Church.
Survivors include his daughters: Olivia Cain and her husband, Jimmy, and Chloe´ Thigpen, all of Cleveland; his mother, Katharine J. Thigpen of Cleveland; sisters: Patti Bivens and her husband, the Rev. John Bivens of Cleveland, and Pamala Davis and her husband, Lance, of Hixson; his brother, Hugh Thigpen and his wife, Teresa, of Cleveland; and several nieces and nephews.
A Remembrance of Life Service will conducted at 8 p.m. Monday, April 16, 2012, at the North Ocoee Chapel of Jim Rush Funeral Homes with the Rev. John Bivens and the Rev. Matthew Ward officiating.
Graveside service will be conducted Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the Veterans Section of Fort Hill Cemetery with military honors to conclude the service.
Doyle Hawkins, Paul Matthews, James Wise, Wesley Wise, Ronnie Haney and Kevin Headrick will serve as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends from 5 until 8 p.m. prior to the service Monday at the funeral home.
You may view and sign the guestbook for Jason at www.jimrushfuneralhomes.com