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"Gene" Joseph Eugene Thurman

Monday, December 18th, 1944 - Saturday, August 3rd, 2019
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In memory of Joseph Eugene “Gene” Thurman, 74, of Milton, that entered into eternal rest Saturday, August 3, 2019.

His date of birth was December 18, 1944; born in Pensacola, Florida, the son of Earl Agustus Thurman and Dollie Adeal Thurman. He is preceded in death by his three brothers and seven sisters.

Gene is survived by his wife of 22 years, Gail Thurman; his six loving children, Belinda (Dennis) Johnson of Rydal, GA, Kimberly Hansford of Pensacola, FL, Angela (Eddie) Pitman of Pensacola, FL, Steven Eugene (Brandi) Thurman of Milton, FL, Gary (Shannon) Perritt of Milton, FL, and Christopher (Ashley) Perritt of Milton, FL; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and two dogs, Dan the Man and Butterscotch.

Gene worked for Mooneyham Heating and Air in Milton, for 25 Years, for two wonderful people, Gary Mooneyham and David Beach. Gene also worked for Byrd Construction where he worked with his best friend, Hoarse Rutherford, of Milton, FL. Gene enjoyed playing pool, horseshoes, corn hole, fishing, watching wrestling, westerns, girls softball, hunting quail, and running dogs. He loved to hear the sound of the beagles.

Visitation will be held 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 6, 2019, at Lewis Funeral Home, Pace Chapel.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 7, 2019, at Lewis Funeral Home, Pace Chapel. Burial will follow services in Serenity Gardens Cemetery.
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, August 6th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, August 6th, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Lewis Funeral Home, Pace Chapel
    Address
    4777 West Spencerfield Rd.
    PACE, FL 32571
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  • Service

    Wednesday, August 7th, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Wednesday, August 7th, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    Lewis Funeral Home, Pace Chapel
    Address
    4777 West Spencerfield Rd.
    PACE, FL 32571
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Location
    Serenity Gardens Cemetery
    Address
    6208 Stewart Street
    MILTON, FL 32570
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Jerald Mitchell

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Our thoughts and prayers to the family. Jerald Mitchell and Steve Ausborn
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prayers for peace for the family in your loved one’s passing.
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