OBITUARY: Hermann: Austin Scott Thurman (December 31, 1987 - October 30, 2012)

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Austin Scott Thurman, 24, of Hermann, Missouri, passed away on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at his home.

Mr. Thurman was born in Hermann, Missouri on December 31, 1987, the son of Randy and Rena (Begeman) Thurman.

Austin graduated from Hermann High School in 2006. He then attended Central Missouri State University of Warrensburg, where he graduated in 2010 with a Bachelors degree in criminal justice. He was employed at the Fulton Reception & Diagnostic Center for the Missouri Department of Corrections as a corrections officer.

He was a member of the Hermann Eagles and of the Rhineland Legion Post 147. His hobbies were playing washers, softball, deer hunting and tinkering with cars.

Austin is survived by his parents Randy & Rena Thurman of Hermann, two brothers Tyler Thurman & wife Kelly and Cody Thurman of Hermann, his grandparents Harold & Rose Thurman of New Florence and Joe Begeman & wife Katie Martin of New Florence, by nieces Elissa Thurman & Taya Thurman and two nephews Brody & Parker Thurman all of Hermann, also by many aunts, uncles, cousins and lots of friends who all loved him dearly. He is preceded in death by his grandmother Linda Lou "Tootie" Beabout Begeman.

Visitation will be Friday 2:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home, Hermann, Missouri, where funeral services will follow at 7:00 p.m., with Billy Brison officiating.

Memorials may be given to families choice. C/O Toedtmann-Grosse Funeral Home.