Ralph G. "Sonny" Thursby, Jr. passed away Wednesday, June 19, 2013. The Memorial service was Monday, June 24, 11:00 AM at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in the Glory Community. Family received friends following the service at the church. Burial will be at the church cemetery at a later date.
A lifelong resident of Gadsden County, Sonny retired from Wevex Co. and worked at Talquin First Cast. He also served in the U.S. Army. Fishing and hunting were his loves, he was also a member of the Sunshine Bass Club.
He is survived by; his companion of 12 years, Dianne Phillips; a son. Gerald Thursby (Kim) of Tallahassee; a daughter, Tammy Williams (Bo) of Telogia; and four sisters, Carolyn Thursby, Linda Sellers (Authur) both of Quincy, Debra Sims (Glenn) of Tallahassee and Joanne Player (Milton) of Cypress; nine (9) grandchildren; and one (1) great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by; his parents, Ralph and Betty Thursby; and a brother, Bill Thursby.
Independent Funeral Home (875-1529) was in charge of arrangements