Thomas Durwood Thurman
Thomas Durwood Thurman
  • July 14, 1951 - June 11, 2015
  • Boonville, Missouri

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Thomas Durwood Thurman, 63 of Boonville, Missouri passed away on Thursday, June 11, 2015 at Ashley Manor.

Visitation will be on Monday, June 15, 2015 from 6:00 to 7:30 pm at William Wood Funeral Home, 517 Fourth Street, Boonville, MO. Masonic Services will begin at 7:30. Funeral service will be at 11:00 am on Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Walnut Grove Cemetery, Boonville, Missouri.

Thomas Thurman was born on Saturday, July 14, 1951 to Archie & Bessie Thurman. Tommy retired from Overnight Truck Lines after 17 years. He became a Mason in September of 1988 and then became a Shriner’s member in September of 1994. Thomas had a love for children and a desire to help them. As a member of the Shriner’s, he was the Hospital Chairman for Kids. Thomas married Teresa Bell Thurman on January 31, 2014.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Archie & Bessie Thurman and 2 brothers, Dennis & Donnie Thurman.

He is survived by his wife, Teresa Thurman, of the home, 3 sons, Thomas Brian Thurman and his wife, Rita of Kansas City, MO., Robert Brent Thurman and his wife, Shannon, of Bunceton, MO and Ryan Thurman and his wife, Angie of Independence, MO, 4 step-children, Tanya Aldridge and her husband, Mike of Columbia, MO, Mary Darling and her partner, Don Meyers, of Excelsior Springs, MO, David Sedgwick and his wife, Donnida, of Leavenworth, KS and Keith Sedgwick and his wife, Dana, of Excelsior Springs, MO, 2 brothers, Ray Thurman of Pilot Grove, MO and Larry Thurman and his wife Linda of Bunceton, MO, a sister, Nancy Haas of Boonville, MO, 2 sister-in-laws, Brenda Thurman and Gwen Thurman, both of Bunceton, MO, along with many grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family in % William Wood Funeral Home, 517 Fourth Street, Boonville, MO 65233