Thurman M. Blyzes


Thurman Michael “Mike” Blyzes, 70, of Friedheim, Missouri passed away Thursday, February 8, 2024 at his residence.
He was born August 20, 1953 in St. Louis City, MO to Thurman E. and Mandy (Hammontree) Blyzes.
Thurman was a retired Locomotive Engineer for BNSF Railroad. He loved hot rodding whatever vehicles he had. He loved corvettes, boats and tractors. He loved spending time with his grandkids. Thurman was very kind and loved helping others. He was also a great story teller.
Survivors include two sons, Thurman “Adam” Blyzes, and Curtis (Salena) Blyzes; brother, William T. (Donna) Blyzes; sister, Mary Belle Wright; three grandchildren, Avery, Christian and Alivia Blyzes.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Orville Ray Blyzes.

Visitation will be from 4-8 pm on Thursday, February 15, 2024 and from 8-10am on Friday, February 16, 2024 at Ford & Young Funeral Home in Perryville.
Funeral Service will be at 10 am Friday, February 16, 2024 at Ford & Young Funeral Home in Perryville with Rev. Brandon Tanksley officiating.
Burial will be at Dogwood Cemetery in East Prairie.
Memorial contributions may be given to Family Use.
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Ford & Young Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.