Joseph C. Thigpen Sr.

July 8, 1945 ~ February 7, 2022 (age 76)


Reverend Joseph C. Thigpen, Sr. transitioned on 2-07-2022 in Florida.  Celebrating the Life, Love, Leadership & Legacy of Reverend Joseph C.  Thigpen will be held on Saturday, March 12, 2022 at 12 noon at Philippi Church of Christ,  3760 Philippi Dr. Greenville, North Carolina. Bishop C. Sterling Davis ll, officiant, Rev. Da'Shaun Burell, Eulogist.

He is survived by his wife Elder  Lolietta Thigpen of the home, five sons, Joseph C. Thigpen Jr. (Rashida ), Aaron Thigpen (Rosana) Coral Springs, Fl., Rodney G. Thigpen (Melissa) Palm Beach Garden Fl., Terrell L. Thigpen (Shellyann) Sunrise, Florida, and MichaelThigpen, New Jersey.  Three daughters Alicia B. Thigpen, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Mary Vereen, Newport News, Virginia and Gwendolyn  M.  Bartlett, (Lamont) Charlotte, N. C.. Five brothers, Ernest Thigpen (Annie) Tarboro,NC, Dennis Thigpen,Pinetops N.C., George Thigpen (Dianna) Rocky Mount, N.C., Kenneth Thigpen (Ada), Wilson, N.C. District Elder Elester K. Thigpen Sr. (Joyce) Greenville, N.C. and one sister in law Bettie Jean Farmer Thigpen, Pinetops, N.C. twenty -three grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

 Friday, March 11, 2022

Viewing 1:00PM-3:00PM

Celebration: 3:00PM-4:30PM

Saturday, March 12, 2022

Viewing: 11:00AM-12 Noon

Celebration of Life  12Noon

Philippi Church of Christ 

3760 Philippi Drive

Greenville, North Carolina

Sunday , March 13, 2020

Private ENTOMBMENT Immediate Family Only

We will follow the COVID-19 guidelines and ask that all attendees please wear masks.

This service will be a live streaming of the service on  Dickens Funeral  website 

These services were entrusted to Dickens Funeral Service, Inc. of Tarboro, North Carolina

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March 11, 2022

6:00 PM
Phillippi Church of Christ

Funeral Service
March 12, 2022

12:00 PM
Philippi Church of Christ (Phillippi Dr. Greenville, North Carolina)

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