Robert Dave Thurman, of Big Creek West-Lake Limestone, passed away Monday, January 4, 2016, following his battle with Parkinsons for the past six years. He was 75. Visitation will begin at Groesbeck Funeral Home at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, January 6, 2016, prior to the funeral. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 Noon on Wednesday, January 6, 2016, in the Groesbeck Funeral Home Chapel, with Reverend Tracy Sims of the Central Baptist Church of Thornton and Chaplain Jon Honea officiating. Mrs. Barbara Walker will be the vocalist. Burial will follow in Faulkenberry Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Robert Collett, Vincent Thurman, Jeff Sims, Blaine Douglas, Luke Ramsey, Greg Scherbenske, Al Stephens, and Dennis Smith. Serving as Honorary Pallbearers will be “The Brazos River Rats,” Dick Weaver, Wayne Brueggerman, Richard Farrington, Vernon Laird, James Slovacek, Clive Frazer, Joe Haupt, and Cecil Bobbitt.