The Union Recorder


March 20, 2014

David N. Thigpen

MILLEDGEVILLE — Mr. David N. Thigpen, 66, passed away Wednesday, March 19, 2014.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday, March 21, 2014 at 7 p.m. in Williams Funeral Home of Milledgeville with the Rev. Larry Glover officiating. Interment will be private.

The family will be at the funeral home Friday from 5:30 p.m. until the service hour to receive friends.

Mr. Thigpen was a native of Louisville and had made his home in Milledgeville for the past 40 years. He was the son of the late Lon and Katie Walden Thigpen and was also preceded in death by sisters Frances Newsome and Betty Jean Denton. He loved fishing, hunting, his animals and his grandchildren. Mr. Thigpen had been a volunteer firefighter with the East Baldwin Fire Department since 1979.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Gennie Reynolds Thigpen of Milledgeville; children, Jennie "Peggy" (Daris Kerry Robinson) Thigpen, Penny Sue Stephens, Lonnie (Kristy) Thigpen, Jr., all of Milledgeville, and David Lamar (Lisa Dunson) Thigpen of Danielsville; grandchildren, Michael Joseph Stephens, Jordan Patrick McLaughin, Caleb Aaron Thigpen and Joshua Cody Thigpen; and brother, Wayne Thigpen of Louisville.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Williams Funeral Home.

Please express online condolences at

Williams Funeral Home of Milledgeville has charge of arrangements.


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