Thurmond L. Hockaday

Published 3:55 pm Monday, July 30, 2018

Mr. Thurmond L. Hockaday, 91, of Advance, died on Sunday, July 29, 2018 surrounded by his family.

He was born March 3, 1927 in Davie County. Mr. Hockaday retired from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and was a member of Macedonia Moravian Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William Henry Hockaday and Pattie Cope Hockaday; a sister, Mary York; and 2 brothers, Huston and Lester Hockaday.

Surviving: his wife of 66 years, Flora Mae Hockaday; and many nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2 at Macedonia Moravian Church with Pastor Greg Little officiating. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Hayworth-Miller Kinderton Chapel.

Memorials: Macedonia Moravian, 700 NC 801 N., Advance.