Thurman A. Hedges, 81 of Vincent Avenue passed away October 22, 2016 at Orchard View Manor. He was the husband of the late Mary R. (Lewis) Hedges. Born in Providence he was a son of the late Arthur and Mildred (Johnson) Hedges. Thurman was a truck driver for Smith Transfer and was a member of Teamsters Local 251. He is survived by one daughter Jacqueline Lopes and her husband Rafael Beltran of Florida, one son Michael Hedges and his wife Katrina of Attleboro, two brothers Lloyd and Warren Hedges both of East Providence, five grandchildren Sabrina D. Cacador and her husband Emanuel Cacador Sr. , Gerald A. Lopes, Shayne D. Lopes, Elliana G. Hedges, Isabella M. Hedges, two great grandsons Emanuel and Ramiro Cacador. He was the brother of the late Arthur and Donald Hedges and Madeline Grant. His funeral and visitation will be held on Thursday at 11 AM with a service to follow at 12 PM in the PERRY McSTAY FUNERAL HOME 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence. Burial with Military Honors will be in Springvale Cemetery, Rumford. In lieu of flowers contributions in his memory may be made to Hope Hospice and Palliative Care, 1085 North Main St., Providence, RI 02904.