Obituary for Mr. Robert "Glenn" Thrower Jr.
Mr. Robert Glenn Thrower Jr., 55, passed away Tuesday, July 4, 2017 in
Mr. Thrower was a resident of Walnut Hill, Fl and a resident of Atmore, AL
for most of his life.
He was a 1979 graduate of Earnest Ward High School and a member of the
Poarch Band of Creek Indians.
He was employed with Poarch Creek Indians for 25 years where he served as a
Tribal Historic Preservation Officer for 14 years.
Mr. Thrower had a deep and abiding love for his tribe and a true commitment
to preserving their culture and history.
He followed in the footsteps of his mother, the Poarch Band of Creek
Indians' first tribal historian, and was respected throughout
Indian Country for his knowledge of Indian culture, history and religious
tradition. He is preceded in death by his mother, Gail Thrower.
He is survived by his wife, Dana Thrower of Dixie, Al; four daughters,
Rachel Thrower of New Orleans, LA, Cheryl Thrower (Joey) of New York City,
Sehoy Thrower of Walnut Hill, FL and Caymond Hodge of Dixie, AL; one son,
Ozzy Meadows of Dixie, AL; his father, Robert "Glenn" Thrower, Sr. Walnut
and one sister, Lori Sawyer (Thomas) of Walnut Hill, FL.
Funeral services will be Saturday July 8, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. at the Petty-
Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. Larry Gafford officiating.
Visitation will be Saturday July 8, 2017 from 12:30 P.M. until service time
at 2 P.M. at the Petty- Eastside Chapel Funeral Home