Richard Michael Thuring, 71, of Huntersille, NC passed away on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at Carolinas Medical Center in Huntersville.
He was born on January 19, 1946 in Atlantic City, NJ and was the son of the late Joseph and Janice Cramer Thuring. Richard loved gardening, tennis, cooking, the NY Giants and all kinds of nature, especially walking on the beach on Hilton Head Island. He prided himself on bestowing his “pearls of wisdom” to his loved ones, particularly to his two daughters. He had a quick wit, kind heart and a memorable presence. He was greatly loved by his family, his greatest source of joy.
Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Claudia Polansky Thuring of Huntersville; two daughters, Gretchen Priore and husband Patrick of Basking Ridge, NJ, and Alyssa Schuchard and husband Jason of Huntersville; brother, Robert Thuring of Spotswood, NJ; two sisters, Patricia Gilbreth of Basking Ridge, NJ and Suzanne Auletti of Brick, NJ and four grandchildren. He was “Grand D” to Sophia and Samantha Priore, and “Daadoo” to Madeline and Evan Schuchard.
All services will be private.
James Funeral Home is serving the family of Mr. Thuring and online condolences can be made to jamesfuneralhomelkn.com.