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Samuel Thurmon

August 9, 1939 — December 16, 2022

Samuel (Sam) Thurmon, of Ocean Springs, MS, departed this earthly life on Friday, December 16, 2022. He was born on August 9, 1939, in Ocean Springs, MS to the Late Herbert and Merlissis Thurmon. He was a lifelong, faithful member of Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church.

Sam attended Elizabeth H. Keys High and Mississippi Valley State. He was a proud member of the Odd Fellows Lodge and Masonic lodge in Ocean Springs. He was employed with Ingalls Shipyard for 32 years and retired in 2003. He was a passionate softball coach and referee for over 25 years.

Sam was preceded in death by his wife Hazel Lois (Wilson) Thurmon; Parents: Herbert and Merlissis Thurmon: Sisters and Brothers: Roxie Roach, Lucy Payton, Winnie Thurmon, Ruth Green, Ruby Galloway, Alene Gaines, Penny Lewis, Vicky Battle, Viola Thurmon, Roscoe Thurmon, Herbert Thurmon Jr. and Cain Thurmon.

Sam is survived by his daughter Renee Pomales of Baton Rouge, LA, Sons: Vincent (Dawn) Thurmon of West Columbia, SC, John (Tracey) Seymour of Hattiesburg, MS: Grandchildren Kyle Corry, Aaron (Ari) Pomales, Chelsea Pomales, Stephen (Jeanette) Johnson, Davincia Thurmon, Tyrin Thurmon, Adria Sabino, Kyren Seymour, Kailey Seymour and Kelston Seymour; Four Great Grandchildren and his Aunt Helen Brown of Alabama and a host of nieces and nephews. 

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, December 29, 2022, at Macedonia Baptist Church - Ocean Springs, at 11:00 am.  Visitation will start at 10:00 am.

 

Infinity Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Samuel Thurmon.  For inquiries, please call 228-436-6722.

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Thursday, December 29, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

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Thursday, December 29, 2022

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Interment

Thursday, December 29, 2022

Biloxi National Cemetery

400 Veterans Ave,, Biloxi, MS 39531

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