MELVIN LLOYD "RUSTY" THIELMAN, 48, of Paris, passed from this life Sunday May 6, 2012 at Paris Regional Medical Center. Starrett Funeral Home will conduct graveside rites at 4:00 p.m. Wednesday May 9, 2012 at Evergreen Cemetery, with Rev. Randy Ferrell officiating.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Rusty was born February 9, 1964 in Paris, a son of Melvin Joe and Emma Lloyd Herron Thielman. He attended Paris schools, and was of the Presbyterian faith.
He was preceded in death by his father, Melvin Joe Thielman, and grandparents Lloyd and Bonnie Herron and Johnny Mae Thielman.
Survivors include his mother, Emma Thielman, of Paris; two sisters, Kristie McCormack and husband John, of Collierville, Tennessee and Johanna Moore and husband Carlton, of Mesquite; a brother, David Thielman and wife Karon, of Garland; and a host of nieces and nephews.