Roger Thurmond, 62, of the New Bethel Community, passed away Friday morning, April 3, 2020, at his home.

Born February 23, 1958, in Stephens county, he was the son of Silas Kendall and Selma Ree Brown Thurmond. He was the brother of the late Judy Lynn Thurmond, and Patsy Lynn Boulineau. He was retired from Coates America of Toccoa.

He is survived by his wife Susan Barnes Thurmond; one son, Devin Thurmond; daughter, Crystal Thurmond; two step-sons Michael Hallford and Dustin Hallford;grandchildren, Kane Sadler, Aaliyah Thurmond and Mekale Thurmond;  four brothers, and sisters-in-law, Joe Dan & Stacey Thurmond, Ed & Patti Thurmond, Jimmy & Darlene Thurmond, and David & Liz Thurmond; two sisters and brother-in-law Geneva Savage, and Cathy & Tim Thackston; his special little dogs, Robbie, Heidi, and Zeb.

A memorial service will be held Saturday afternoon at 2pm, June 27, 2020, at the B D Ginn Memorial Chapel with Rev. Leon Carson and Rev Joey Gilbert. The family with receive friends from 1:30 until the service time.