Steven Duane Thorburn, 58

Graveside services for Steven Duane Thorburn, 58, of Thornfield, were held Aug. 9, 2022 at the Thornfield Cemetery with Pastor Dale Roberts officiating.

He died August 1, 2022, at Norwood in Wright County.

Steven was born Sept. 30, 1963, in Los Angeles County, California, to Melvin Leonard and Kathy (Baker) Thorburn.

At the time of his death, Steven was working as a truck driver for Coonts Logging. He had driven a truck for many years, following in his dad’s footsteps. He loved his work and was almost always on the road. 

On May 9, 2009, Steven and Mary Elsey were married at the Arkansas view on the Glade Top Trail in Thornfield. 

Steve’s home church was Hilltop Victory Chapel in Thornfield. At one time he served as Sunday school superintendent. 

Steve adored his grandchildren and loved being with them and his family.

He is survived by his wife Mary of the home; daughter Sharlene Thorburn Deever; son Willie Thorburn; grandchildren: Jurnee, Brayden, Kaytee, Dylan, Mckenna “KK,” twin grandsons Conner and Colton; other relatives and friends.

Steven was preceded in death by his parents and a brother Randy Thorburn.  

Memorial contributions may be made to funeral home to help with funeral expenses. Services are being conducted by Clinkingbeard Funeral Home in Ava.  Online condolences may be made to

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