George Isaiah Thorpe IV, 30, of Shawnee, died Wednesday, April 13, 2016, at his home.
George Isaiah Thorpe IV was born Feb. 1, 1986, in Ada, Oklahoma, and passed away on April 13, 2016. He was a resident of Shawnee. He went home to be with his Heavenly Father, Jesus Christ, his Lord.
Isaiah was a graduate of Bethel High School and participated as part of the varsity team in football, basketball and football. He was a member of the First Indian Baptist Church in Shawnee and a member of the Shawnee Tribe.
In addition to sports, Isaiah enjoyed playing horseshoes, cards, golf, and enjoyed working on his trucks. You could always find him listening to music. He enjoyed entertaining his younger sisters, nieces and nephews and making them laugh. He will be best remembered by his ability to bring joy to people’s lives and making everyone laugh. His infectious smile and humor will be missed by everyone, especially his family. He told Grandma Thorpe he wanted to learn the Seminole/Creek language. He had a blessed time attending Indian Falls Creek Church Camp.
He is preceded in death by his grandfathers, Wayne Hanson and George Thorpe Jr., sister, Leah Dawn Hanson and grandparents, H.E. and Grace Wallace.
He is survived by loving parents, Sonja Hanson of Meeker and George Thorpe III of Shawnee; grandmothers Julie Hanson of Corn, Oklahoma, and Lorene Thorpe of Shawnee; two brothers, Joshua Albert and wife Crystal of Wewoka and Mathew Hanson and wife Cora of Chandler, two sisters, Vashti White of Port Angeles, Washington, and Raven Hanson of Wolf; three nieces, Gabriel Hanson, Kinsey Hanson and Lillian Albert, and nephew Julien Albert; six aunts and uncles, Benny and Janice “JT” Lena, Sherman and Patricia Brown, Dara Thorpe, James and Sandra Pawpa, Edwin Thorpe and Ronnie and Kelly Thorpe, all of Shawnee. He has numerous cousins, extended family and friends.
Services will be 1 p.m., Monday, April 18, at the Earlsboro Indian Baptist Church.
Visitation will begin at 4 p.m., Sunday, April 17, at the church.
Walker Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.
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