Mr. Francis Alan Thigpen, 66, born on May 4, 1955 in Gonzales, LA, lost his short battle with cancer on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at his home in Port Vincent, Louisiana. Francis is the son of the late Louis Edward Thigpen and Mary Ellen Lacobee Thigpen. He was a graduate of Denham Springs High School class of 1973.
Francis drove a truck for Bolick Distributors for over 30 years where he became friends with numerous co-workers and customers across the region.
Along with his parents, Francis was preceded in death by his brother, Edward C. Thigpen and sister, Jessica Thigpen Mullins.
His life will forever be cherished in the lives of his children: Henry (Hank) O’Neal Thigpen and wife Thalia Groves Thigpen of Port Vincent, LA, Mary Elizabeth Thigpen Mayeux and partner Jonathan Parfait of Lafayette, LA, Kathryn Marie Thigpen and partner Liam Hines of Milwaukee, WI, Lucas Edward Thigpen and wife Kristina Dilley Thigpen of Aurora, CO, his seven grandchildren, Isaac Kidwell, Ace, Bruce, Daisy and Louis Thigpen, Journey and Rebekah Mayeux and Korben Fallux as well as his 5 surviving siblings, Mary Gourdon, Houston Dewain Thigpen (Sandy), Bernadette Lopez (Charlie), Byron Thigpen (Sandy), Erin Barbay, and Kelly Thigpen (Chara) and three generations of nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, December 17, 2021, 4 pm – 8 pm at the Port Vincent Community Center in Port Vincent, LA. All friends and family are invited to attend.