Tharp Funeral Home Community Awards & Recognition


Family Friendly Business of the Year – awarded by Alliance for Families & Children

Small Business of the Year – awarded by Lynchburg Regional Chamber of Commerce

The Good Neighbor Award – awarded at the local level by American Red Cross

Readers’ Choice Award Best Funeral Home – awarded by the readers of The News & Advance


Tharp Funeral Home Community Involvement

For many years Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory has been actively involved in our communities.

We support various organizations and enjoy the opportunities we have to help so many people and be involved with our community. Our staff is dedicated to the following organizations and charities:

  • Central Virginia YMCA
  • Kids Haven
  • Bedford Professional Women
  • Timbrook Woman’s Club
  • Women of the Moose, Chapter 1335
  • Mended Hearts
  • Leadership Lynchburg and Leadership Bedford Programs
  • Bedford Elks Lodge
  • Society of American Magicians, Assembly #32
  • Knights of Columbus, Council #595
  • Lynchburg Historical & Military Reenactors Association
  • Relay for Life

  • Habitat for Humanity
  • American Red Cross
  • Bedford Moose Lodge
  • Amazement Square
  • Academy of Fine Arts
  • SML Business Connection Chapter of BNI
  • Rotary Club of Bedford
  • National Railway Historical Society, Blue Ridge Chapter
  • Lynchburg Sports Club
  • Evington Masonic Lodge #333
  • Forest Rotary Club