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Joshua P. Thurman

Joshua P. Thurman 44, of Portsmouth, passed away Wednesday September 21, 2022 at Southern Ohio Medical Center. He was born January 14, 1978 in Portsmouth a son of Martha (Wallace) Spence of Portsmouth and the late Otis Thurman Sr.

He was a 1997 graduate of Portsmouth High School, he was dedicated to his work, enjoyed hiking and being out in nature.

Josh is also survived by his wife, Melissa (Bailey) Thurman; two sons, Gabriel Thurman and Kaleb Thurman both of Portsmouth; daughters, Celest Thurman and Lotus Thurman both of Columbus; a sister, Rhonda Thurman of Portsmouth; brother-in-law Eric Bailey and father-in-law Donald Bailey both of Portsmouth.

He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Otis Thurman Jr. and James Alan Thurman.

Funeral services will be 1:00 PM Sunday September 25, 2022 at D.W. SWICK FUNERAL HOME in South Webster. Interment will follow at Scioto Furnace Cemetery. Visitation will be 12 Noon to 1 PM Sunday at the funeral home.
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