David R. Thurston
April 19, 1948
August 28, 2013
David R.Thurston, 65, of Cashion, passed away on August 28, 2013 in Cashion, Arizona. David was born on April 19, 1948 in Hurricane, Utah to Erwin and Lorraine Thurston.
David is survived by his wife of 50 years, Shirley Thurston; 4 daughters, Linda Kay Hernandez, Cindy Lorraine Perez, Bernardina Thurston and Sandra Thurston; 2 sons, David R. Thurston, Jr. and Troy E. Thurston; 2 sisters, Carolyn Condy and Julianne Thurston; 1 brother, Lee Thurston; 17 grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren.
David was a carpenter for 20 years and then went to work for the Liberty School District for 22 years. He had a heart of gold. David was always willing to lend a helping hand. He was a great father and loving grandfather.
A visitation will be held on Tuesday, September 3, from 5:00pm-8:00pm, at Avenidas Funeral Chapel, located at 522 East Western Avenue in Old Town Avondale.
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