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Eric James Thien

January 23, 1963 — April 8, 2021

Eric James Thien , 58, of Killeen died on Thursday April 8, 2021 at a local care facility in Copperas Cove.  Services will be pending with Young’s Daughters Funeral Home and Bereavement Center. 


Eric James Thien died on Thursday, April  8, 2021 at a local care facility in Copperas Cove. 


Eric James Thien 58, of Killeen Services will be held at 2:00pm on May, 23rd at VFW Post 5877 in Copperas Cove, Texas


Eric James Thien was born to Gene Thien and Billie Mills Thien on January 23, 1963 in San Diego, California.  He graduated from Valhalla High School then joined the Army til his retirement. He was a loving father to his four daughters. Eric was adventurous and loved the ocean. He contracted for several companies which brought him to the Philippines and lived there for 8 years. 


Survivors include his four daughters, Tammy Thien, Jennifer Hill, Natasha Solito Thien, Billie Jean Thien. Two sisters, Neta Gibson and husband Gary, and Pam Carron and husband Tom. 


He is preceded in death by his parents. 


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