Roger Dee Thurgood passed away on July 24, 2023, in Spanish Fork, Utah. Roger left behind a legacy of love, laughter and precious memories.
Who was Roger Thurgood?
Roger was born on February 18, 1965, in Provo, Utah, to Ronald Dee Thurgood and Jacklyn Kay Cox. Roger spent his youth in Provo. When his parents divorced, his mother married John Hinckley. Roger grew up on Hinkley Farm in West Provo with his three brothers, one sister and many cousins.
Roger’s educational journey took him to Provo High School where he was active with Future Farmers of America (FFA) and Southern Utah County Rodeo Club. His passion for rodeo and adventurous spirit paved the way for many memorable experiences.
Roger Thurgood Wife
Roger met his wife, Kathleen, on Center Street in Provo, Utah. They married in American Fork, Utah, on January 18, 1988. They were later sealed in the Timpanogos Temple on May 18, 1999. They had two children, Tucker Dee Thurgood, and Tyree Caroline Baird.
Roger Thurgood Obituary/Funeral
A funeral service will be held, at the funeral home, starting at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 29, 2023. Interment will be at Spanish Fork City Cemetery, 420 South 400 East, Spanish Fork, Utah.
Roger will be missed by many people, but his spirit and his stories will live on.