Johnny Thurmon III
1951 - 2019
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Johnny Thurmon III, age 68 of Eolia, passed away January 26, 2019 at his home in Eolia.
Funeral services were held at 3:00 p.m., Friday, February 1, 2019 at the Bibb-Veach Funeral Home in Bowling Green. Visitation was held from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m., Friday, February 1, 2019 at the funeral home.
Johnny was born January 4, 1951 in Columbia the son of Johnny Quarrels II and Iva Grace Henry Thurmon. April 24, 1976 in Eolia Baptist Church he married Melba Ann Hopkins. She survives. Other survivors include daughter Ashley Bradsher and husband Lance of Troy; grandchild Liam Bradsher; brother Robert Thuron and wife Susan of Eolia; nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Johnny was a life long resident of Eolia, grew up in the Methodist Church and was a 1969 graduate of Clopton High School. He attended 2 years of school at University of Missouri and 2 years at Kirksville University receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in pre-med and pre-vet. He worked as a medical technologist at the Lincoln County Hospital. Johnny started playing the keyboard in church and later played in several bands. Music was his passion. He loved Bob Seager, Joe Cocker and classic Rock-N-Roll. Johnny was very patriotic, loved his country, U.S. History, old westerns and motorcycles. He as highly intelligent and loved math and science.
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Published in Lincoln County Newspaper Group from Feb. 1 to Feb. 11, 2019.
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February 13, 2019
My deepest sympathy. My prayers are with the family.
Dee (Welch) Shepard
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