Fred L. Thurman, 86, of Hermiston died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, in Hermiston. He was born Oct. 30, 1926, in Scottsbluff, Neb. A celebration of life service will be held Thursday, Jan. 30 at 1 p.m. at New Hope Community Church, 1350 S. Highway 395, Hermiston. A private family burial will be held at the Hermiston Cemetery. Sign the condolence book at burnsmortuaryheriston.com. Burns Mortuary of Hermiston is in care of arrangements.