Thurman, Ray Winston

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Ray Winston Thurman, 79 of Christiansburg passed away on July 28, 2022. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Betty Thurman; and his parents, Drefuss Thurman and June Thurman.

Ray is survived by his children, Angie Wade (Gary) and Amy French (David); grandchildren, Lake Smith, Dustin Wade, Rebecca Cole, Dillon Wade, Raven Cunningham, Bethany Moore, Isaac Cunningham, Savannah Cunningham, Gavin Cunningham; and great-grandchildren, Olivia Meade, Lexi Wade, Noah Smith, Brayden Smith, Amelia Smith, Aubrey Perkins, Synthia Cunningham, Jerry Meade, Alexa Cunningham, Maisyn Moore, Isabella Smith, Barrett Wade, Weston Moore, David Wade, and Maddi Cunningham.

Ray worked at the Radford Arsenal for 30 years. He loved collecting antiques and was a real people person.

The family would like to thank Dr. Carol Ballard, lifelong friend, Barbara Middleton, as well as Ethel and Maxine.

Visitation will be held on Monday, August 1, 2022, from 10-11 a.m. at Horne Funeral Home with the Funeral Services to begin at 11 a.m. in the Chapel. Interment will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens.