OBITUARY: Richard Alan Thurman Jr.


Mr. Richard Alan Thurman Jr. passed away on Thursday, September 1, 2022, he was 49 years old.

Richard Alan Thurman Jr. was born in Cleburne, Texas to Lynda Doris Smith and Richard A. Thurman Sr.

He earned his Associate Degree at Vol State and worked as an X-Ray Radiographer. Richard was a nationally sanctioned Speed Skater. He enjoyed driving his blue convertible, “Little Blue”, fishing, music, electronics (with a special appreciation of sound quality), and cruises. He was also an animal whisperer.

Mr. Thurman is survived by his wife Cheryl Hayes Thurman; children: Daniel (Jordan) Thurman and Grace Thurman; parents: Lynda and Richard Thurman Sr.; siblings: Rhonda Smith and Melissa (Robby) Wise; and many beloved nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by grandparents.

The family will be receiving friends at Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon TN, on Wednesday, September 7, 2022 from 4-8 pm.

Please make Memorial Donations in his name to New Leash on Life.

Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon TN, 615.444.9393.


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