Oscar Marvin Tharp, 64, died at home on November 18, 2013. He was born in Birmingham, AL son to the late Bishop Marvin Tharp and late Ida Louise Crona Tharp on October 3, 1949. He graduated from Briarcliff High School in Atlanta, received a BBA from the University of Georgia and received his masters degree in Business from Indiana University. He was a member of the Kappa Alpha Order. He worked in the banking industry in Atlanta, GA and Pensacola, FL before retiring to Atlanta. He was a devoted father, husband and friend and will be greatly missed. Surviving are his wife of 42 years, Lane Rabb Tharp, daughter Carolyn Tharp Ezelle of Savannah, GA and her husband Charles and two grandchildren, Katherine Speer Ezelle and Charles Jackson Ezelle, Jr. A memorial service will be held on Friday, November 22, 2013 at H.M. Patterson Oglethorpe Hill at 1:00 pm.