Shimaun Torrez Thurman-Gilbert of Eaton Rapids,
Passed away April 1, 2021 at the age of 47. Shimaun was born in Lansing, Michigan on July 5, 1973, the son of Raymond Gilbert and Shirley Thurman-Johnson. He married Michelle Carothers on June 6, 2008. Shimaun enjoyed writing stories as well as movie scripts. He loved his football, coaching and watching. If MSU, the Steeler or the Lions were playing he was watching. Shimaun will be dearly missed by his friends and family.
Words from his mother: Sean, my firstborn son has given all of us so much of himself so now we must all pray together and show the strength he has instilled in all of us through his love. God sent me an angel!! I just was not ready to give him back. Your grandma and grandpa await you with open arms. I love you son.
Words from his wife: You have always been my rock, my savior. The best father any child could ask for. The perfect husband. Words can't express what you mean to so many people whose lives you have touched. I will love you forever and always. Until we see each other again.
Shimaun is survived by his mother, Shirley; wife, Michelle; children, Amyah, Tehya, Austin, and Aedyn Thurman; siblings, Tammie Terrell Thurman, Rayna Gilbert, Samuel Robyn Thurman, Julian Christian Thurman, Christopher Lynn Johnson, Andrew Troviano Johnson, DeAngelo Ocesione Johnson, Michael Devonte Johnson, and Raymond Gilbert Jr. He was preceded in death by his father, Raymond Gilbert.
There are no services planned at this time. For those desiring, memorial contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, https://www.kidney.org/ in memory of Shimaun Thurman. The family has entrusted arrangements to the Mills Funeral Home, Shelly-Odell Chapel. To place online condolences or memories please visit, www.millsfuneral.com.