Marshall Ray Thurman, 78, went to be with our Lord and savior Jesus Christ on Saturday, March 8, 2014. He died peacefully at home surrounded by his wife and family.
Visitation will be Tuesday, March 11, from 6 to 8 p.m., in the Groesbeck Funeral Home Chapel.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 12, in the Groesbeck Funeral Home Chapel, with Pastor Randy Ayres of the Word of Life Family Worship Center officiating. Burial will follow in Old Union Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Troy Dyer, Nick Martinez, Emilo Trevino, Heli Trevino III, Michael Trevino, Tyler Sunday and Joshua Thurman. Stanley Gibson, who was his caregiver at home, will be an honorary pallbearer.
Marshall Ray was born in Houston to Marshall John and Ocie Ray Thurman. He worked for Ford Motor Company for 35 years before retiring. Marshall Ray and wife, Consuelo, moved to Groesbeck in 1986 and founded Fairlane Farms, where he raised Red Angus cattle.