David E. Thurston, 81, of Fryeburg, Maine, passed away at Bella Point Nursing home in Fryeburg on March 25, 2021.

He was born in Lewiston on Sept. 25, 1939, the son of Abel and Edith (Gurney) Thurston.

David was an avid hunter, fisherman and woodsman. He had worked for many years at Wilner Wood Products and Bethel Furniture Co.

David is survived by one brother William Thurston; one sister Kathleen Ela; one son Warren Thurston and his wife, Melinda; granddaughters, Jayden Thurston, Dahlea Thurston, Dachelle Murphy and Dustin Crane; as well as many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his wife Diane; parents Abel and Edith Thurston; one brother Larry; and two sisters, Laura and Carol.

Private services will be held at a later date.

Arrangements by Cliff Gray Cremation & Funeral Services at 60 Andrews Road in Bryant Pond, Maine.

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