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Sid Thrasher, 87, of Morehead City, died Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at Carteret General Hospital.
A funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, June 21, 2014, at Brooks Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Max Murphy, Dr. Steve Creech, and Rev. Mike Barefield officiating. The interment will follow at Gethsemane Memorial Park.
Sid was born in Akron, Ohio on December 16, 1926 to William Rubert and Ione Clara Deaton Thrasher, but moved with his family to Buford, Georgia at an early age. He graduated from the University of Georgia and was a strong supporter of the Georgia Bulldogs. He and his wife moved to Morehead City in 1981 and became members of Havelock Nazarene Church. Sid loved playing golf, boating, and traveling in his retirement.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Jenny; nephew, Stewart McElwaney, niece, Renee McElwaney, and great nephew, Tucker McElwaney, all of Clearwater Beach, Florida.
His parents preceded him in death.
The family will receive friends on Saturday from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Flowers are welcome or memorial donations may be made to Crystal Coast Hospice House, 100 Big Rock Weigh, Newport, NC 28570.
Arrangements are by Brooks Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. of Morehead City. Access online obituary and internet condolences through www.brooksfuneralhomeandcrema tory.com
BROOKS FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, INC
201 PROFESSIONAL CIRCLE Morehead City, NC 28557-4303
Published in The News & Observer on June 20, 2014