Final Tribute

Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery  

On June 12, 2015, the memorial stone was placed in the Rhode Island Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Exeter, Rhode Island.

In attendance were Gill Thorpe and members of his family.

The services were conducted by Rev. Marsue Harris, Rector, Trinity Episcopal Church, Cranston, RI

Also present were State Representatives Sam Azzinaro and Thomas Winfield, Retired Representative Peter Martin, Steve Ostler [representing Senator Reed's office], author Ken Dooley, Sgt Major Ed Kane [US Army retired] representing the House Veterans Advisory Committee.

The event was filmed by Capitol TV.

Click here to see this 17 minute video: Final Tribute

Sadly this was one of the last shows hosted by Dave Barber.
Dave passed on July 4, 2015. RIP my friend!

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Gill Thorpe, Ken Dooley and Peter Martin