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Charles Don Thurman, 84, of Celeste passed away Monday, March 27, 2017, in Dallas.
He was born Feb. 22, 1933, in Dallas, the son of DC and Maggie Thurman. He married Bobbie Reynolds on Feb. 14, 1953, in Hickory Creek. Mr. Thurman spent 21 years in the Air Force and served during the Vietnam War. After retiring from the military, he worked for the City of Celeste and retired as the Water & Sewer Superintendent after 19 years. He was also a member of the First Baptist Church of Celeste.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Bobbie Thurman; daughters Julie Watts and husband Mike and Cindy Vann and husband Mitch; seven grandchildren; two great-granddaughters; one stepgreat-grandson; and sisters Rosemary Tucker and Debera Eakins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Janet Dove, son David Thurman, and brother Neal Thurman.
A memorial service will be held Friday, March 31, in the Peters Funeral Home chapel at 3 p.m. Bro. Justin Wilson will officiate the service.
Published on March 28, 2017
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