Thursday, September 18th, 2008
Complete Obituary
Andrew Thurston
  Former Celina resident Andrew "Andy" Gary Thurston, 60, of Pittsburg, Calif., died Sept. 9. 2008, at his home. Death was due to natural causes.
He was born July 13, 1948, in Celina, to James and Beulah Lewis Thurston. He was formerly married to June Hoenie, who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Duane of Pittsburg, Calif. and Joe (Arlene) of Minden, Nev.; a daughter, Julie (Jeremy) Smith, New Knoxville; five brothers, Ron (Rosemary) Brenneman, Lake Havasu City, Ariz., George (Cindy) Brenneman, Sacramento, Calif., Phillip (Nida), Tim and Bruce Thurston, Celina; and six sisters, Gaynella (Richard) McGuire, Danville, Ky., Carolyn (George) Pendergrass, Scott City, Mo., Iona McGaughy, Sacramento; Angela Thurston, Celina, Linda Thurston, Dayton, and Vickie (Sonny) Byers, Piqua.
A brother, Virgil Brenneman, is deceased.
He formerly worked at Wayne Trail Machine, Fort Loramie, before moving out west 18 years ago and later retired from trucking. A 1967 graduate of Celina Senior High School, he served in the U.S. Army from 1968-1970, including a tour of duty in Germany.
Memorial services were held Tuesday in Pittsburg followed by burial with military rites.
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