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Bobby Sid Thurman, 78, Summer Shade, KY (1943-2021)

Bobby Sid Thurman of Summer Shade passed away on Friday, December 3, 2021 at T.J. Samson Community Hospital. He was 78 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 1pmCT on Monday, December 6, 2021, at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N. Main Street, Burkesville, KY, with burial to follow in Dutch Creek Cemetery.

The family requests visitation on Sunday, December 5, from 1pmCT until 9pmCT at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home.

Bobby was born on September 19, 1943 in Cumberland County, KY to the late John Paul Thurman and Beulah Agnes Murley Thurman. He was a longtime farmer and construction worker. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one son, Joshua Kane Thurman, three brothers, Paul Jr. Thurman, Donnie Thurman, and Jimmy Dee Thurman and two sisters Hazel Day and Barbara Sue Thurman.

Survivors Include:
  • His Wife- Tammy Capps Thurman of Summer Shade, KY
  • Four Children- Bobby Jr. Thurman of Monticello, KY, Patty Briggs(Bobby) of Pennsylvania, Joe Thurman(Melissa) of Glasgow, KY, and Sidney Allen(Isaac) of Georgetown, IN
  • Six Brothers- Ronnie Thurman(Cindy), Charles Thurman(Hettie), Wayne Thurman, and Timmy Thurman all of Burkesville, KY and Starr Thurman and Tommy Thurman(Glenda) both of Glasgow, KY
  • Two Sisters- Jewel Bryant(Austin) and Gail Medlin(Richard) both of Burkesville, KY
  • Six Grandchildren- Brandi Fuller, C.J. Thurman, Jerrica Tilton, Brittany Wilson, Tyler Thurman, and Ethan Thurman
  • 9 Great Grandchildren
  • A host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends
Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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Bobby Sid Thurman, 78, Summer Shade, KY (1943-2021)

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