Jerry “Fire Pole” Tharpe, 69, of Paducah formerly of Paris died Sunday, October 9, 2022, at Baptist Health Paducah. A viewing will be held from 1:00p.m. until 2:00p.m. on Friday, October 14, 2022, at Rawls Funeral Home Chapel. There will be no services. Rawls Funeral Home – Paris 731-642-1515.