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Gregory Allen Thurman

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Gregory Allen Thurman

Gregory Allen Thurman passed away Jan. 26, 2009.

Greg was born on July 28, 1954 in Akron, Ohio to Tillman and Charlotte Thurman. He was a math teacher and boys basketball head coach at Canton Central Catholic High School. He previously taught in the Houston Public School System, at Walsh Jesuit High School and St. Vincent-St. Mary's High School. He coached various sports for boys and girls. Greg was a quiet, gentle soul with a warm smile.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Robert and Elizabeth Clark, and Tillman Thurman, Sr. He leaves to cherish his memory, grandmother, Charlesetta Thurman; parents, Tillman and Charlotte Thurman; son, Allen (Rachel) Thurman; daughter, Robin (Joseph) Elerick; siblings, Terrence (Maxine), Charmaine, Rodney (Andrea) and LaTonya Anderson; special friend, Maureen Barcic; former wife, LaJuana Thurman; and many nieces, nephews, relatives, students and friends.

Services will be held Saturday, January 31, 2009 at 10 a.m. at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 44 University Ave., Akron, OH 44308, Father Norm and Father Kaylor officiating. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery. Friends may visit at Stewart & Calhoun Funeral Home, 529 W. Thornton St., Akron, Ohio on Friday, January 30, 2009 from 5 until 7 p.m. Procession will form and condolences may be sent to 561 Fernwood Dr., Akron, OH 44320.

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Published in Akron Beacon Journal from Jan. 27 to Jan. 30, 2009
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