Thurman T. Mitchner Sr.
Thurman T. Mitchner Sr., 85, of Bentleyville, died Wednesday afternoon, March 5, 2014.
He was born January 10, 1929, in California, a son of George Alroy Mitchner and Lilly Blanch Wells Mitchner.
A veteran, he with the U.S. Army during World War II and the Korean War. Mr. Mitchner was a self-employed carpenter and served several years as a Pennsylvania state constable. He was a member of Polish Club in Bentleyville.
Surviving are his children, Thurman T. (Christy) Mitchner Jr. of Bentleyville, Murvian K. Roquemore of North Carolina, Theresa (Jerry) Wilson of Brownsville, Linda (Eric) Edwards of California, and Verleen Wonderly of Seattle, Wash.; 12 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; a brother, Paul R. Mitchner of Kitchner, Ontario, Canada; three sisters, Mary B. Sebetich of Bentleyville, Patricia Thomas of Ellsworth and Alice Berdine; and several nieces and nephews.
Deceased are his wife, Johanna K. Gartner Mitchner; a grandson, Billy Roquemore; brothers, Donald G., Charles and William Mitchner; and a sister, Betty Mae Lutes.
Friends are welcome from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in Thompson-Marodi Funeral Home Inc., 809 Main Street, Bentleyville, 724-239-2255, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 8, with the Pastor Terry Teluch officiating, followed by military rites by American Legion Post 165, Bentleyville, and the U.S. Army. Private interment will be held at a later date in Howe Cemetery, Long Branch. Visit www.thompson-marodi.com to leave a condolence message, order flowers and share photos.