Visit the USGenWeb Project Website Visit the IAGenWeb Project Website

 What's New

Coordinator Contact

About Us

Return to the Home Page
Contact the Ringgold Cemeteries
Census the Ringgold Counties
 Ringgold County Churches
family pages links to family
Ringgold County IAGenWeb Copyright Statement
History Ringgold County
Ringgold County IAGenWeb History-Biography Project
Ringgold County IAGenWeb Lookups
Ringgold County IAGenWeb Mailing Lists
Ringgold County Maps IAGenWeb Project
Ringgold County IAGenWeb Messageboards
Ringgold County IAGenWeb Military
Ringgold County IAGenWeb News Clippings
Ringgold County IAGenWeb Obituaries
Ringgold County IAGenWeb Penny Post Cards
Ringgold County IAGenWeb Photographs
Ringgold County IAGenWeb Queries
Ringgold County IAGenWeb Resources
Ringgold 
County IAGenWeb Schools
Ringgold County IAGenWeb Site Map
Ringgold County IAGenWeb Surnames
Ringgold County IAGenWeb Front Porch
Ringgold County IAGenWeb Vital Records

This site is supported by
Friends of IAGenWeb
rose.jpg
   

powered by FreeFind
 
    

  Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
Thursday, February 28, 2008, Page 16

OBITUARY ~ ROBERT BYRAL "BOB" THURMAN
March 28, 1933 ~ February 15, 2008

Robert Byral Thurman was born March 28, 1933 in Mount Ayr, Iowa, the son of George and Tanzy (Scott) Thurman. In 1952 Robert enlisted in the United States Navy and was honorably discharged in 1956.

Bob was united in marriage to Phyllis Hale on June 9, 1954. Bob was the father of three and a father of all his family. He enjoyed camping, computers and most of all he loved spending time with his kids, grandkids and great-grandkids.

He was a longtime employee of Hamilton TV and Appliance in Spirit Lake, Iowa. Bob enjoyed his time in Texas as well as spending time with family in Hatfield, Missouri. He spent many hours searching into the family tree.

Bob passed away on February 15, 2008 at the Lakes Regional Healthcare in Spirit Lake, Iowa at seventy-four years of age.

He is survived by his wife, Phyllis of Spirit Lake, Iowa; daughters, Brenda and Lee Bendixen of Spirit Lake, Iowa and Julie Laue of Spirit Lake, Iowa; son, Terry and Nora Thurman of Spencer, Iowa; five grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and eagerly anticipating the arrival of twin boy great-grandchildren; siblings, Bertha and Marilyn Gilbert of Earlham, Iowa, Arlene and Jim Pearce of Mount Ayr, Iowa, Betty jo and Melvin Hillard of Bethany, Misouri, Donald (Butch) and Diane Thurman of Eagleville, Missouri, Norma Jean and Robert (Bud) Whitacker of Ridgeway, Missouri, Patricia Roe of Missouri and Connie Lawson of Missouri, and many nepheews, nieces, great-nephews and great-nieces.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Peggy Gibson; brother, Charles Thurman and grandson, Jacob Thurman.

Funeral services were held on February 20, 2008 at the Faith Evangelical Free Church in Spirit Lake with Pastor Greg Jorgensen officiating. Music was provided by Dan Foote.

Pallbearers were Butch Thurman, Gary De Board, Lyle Wright, Gib Gilbert, Rick Dunlavey and Brian Koppen. Honorary pallbearers were Bob's grandchildren.

Bob was laid to rest in Lakeview Gardens in Spirit Lake, Iowa.

Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, October of 2015

Return to:

A - B OBITUARIES INDEX   C OBITUARIES INDEX    D OBITUARIES INDEX
E - F - G OBITUARIES INDEX   H - I - J OBITUARIES INDEX    K - L OBITUARIES INDEX
M OBITUARIES INDEX   N - O - P OBITUARIES INDEX    Q - R OBITUARIES INDEX
S - T OBITUARIES INDEX   U - V - W OBITUARIES INDEX    X - Y - Z OBITUARIES INDEX


You are our visitor!
Thank You for stopping by!



© Copyright 1996-
Ringgold Co. IAGenWeb Project
All rights Reserved.