Rick Thurman Sr., 64, of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at his residence.
He was of the Baptist faith.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Everett Thurman and Rena Hyde Thurman.
He is survived by his wife, Sharon Thurman; two daughters: Fonda Ware and Lisa Brown, both of Cleveland; two sons: Rickey C. Thurman Jr. of Cleveland and Kelly Thurman of Chatsworth, Ga.; two stepdaughters: Nicki Rutledge of Cleveland and Shawna Defriece of Clearmont, Fla.; 11 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one sister, Brenda Thurman Singelmann of Metairie, La.; one brother, Larry Kaylor of Cleveland; and several nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home with Dr. Jerry DeVane officiating.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m. this evening at the funeral home.