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Thurston, William
1933 - 2017
William Charles "Bill" Thurston, 84, passed away, surrounded by his family, Sunday, December 10, 2017. He was born August 7, 1933 in Columbus, Ohio to the late Charles and Opal (Smith) Thurston. He was a proud U.S. Army veteran and worked for 57 years for Iron Workers Local #172. Bill was an outdoors enthusiast who loved to camp and target shooting. His family was very important to him, especially his grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brother, Dave Thurston and sister, Alice Fritchen. Bill is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Patty; children, William (Diane) Thurston, Thomas (Amy) Thurston, Tammy (Ron) France, and Peggy (Curt) Johnson; 12 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Carol Atherton and Sally Thurston; special friends Harold and Louise Lowry; and many other relatives and friends. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at the Schoedinger Grove City Chapel, 3920 Broadway, Grove City where funeral service will be held 10:00 a.m. Thursday. Interment Grove City Cemetery. Contributions in Bill's memory may be made to Nationwide Children's Hospital. Visit www.schoedinger.com to share a special memory or extend condolences.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Dec. 12, 2017
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