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Sept. 16, 1928-March 23, 2008

Thurman Daniel Toler, 79, of 105 W. April Lane, went to be with his Lord on Easter Sunday at his home surrounded by his family.

Thurman was born in Wayne County to the late Lloyd Toler and Gatsy Fail Toler. He was retired from Ready Mix Concrete Company. While serving in the U.S. Army, he was stationed in Keln, Japan.

Funeral services will be Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Now Faith Church, on Buck Swamp Road. His grandson, the Rev. Jeff Toler, will officiate. Interment will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Wayne Memorial Park.

Thurman is survived by his wife, Gladys Blackmon Toler; his daughter, Shirley Toler and her husband, Junior, of Goldsboro; his sons, Danny Toler of Goldsboro, Clifford Toler and wife, Gay, of Goldsboro, Randy Toler and wife, Angie, of Pikeville; his grandchildren, April Holland and husband, Kirk, Jeff Toler and wife, Tonya, Jamie Toler and wife, Sharon, Kevin Toler and wife, Heather, Mark Toler and wife, Christina, Brandy Toler, Alan Toler, Wayne Toler and Ashley Toler; and 11 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister-in-law, Dixie Toler; his brothers-in-law, Malcolm Blackman and wife, Joann, Lounes Blackman and wife, Glenda; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Cedric Toler.

The family will receive friends Tuesday following the service at the church and other times at his home.


Published in Obituaries on March 24, 2008 1:59 PM