He was born June 8, 1953, in Gideon, Mo., son of Charles F. and Rose M. Spears Thrower. He and Pamela Kay Poe were married Aug. 20, 1988.
Thrower was a 1971 graduate of Central High School in Cape Girardeau.
He established Veterans Software Services in 1994, which he owned and operated.
Survivors include his wife and son, Pam and Zachary of Jackson; mother, Rose Thrower of Jackson; five brothers, Charles (Judy) Thrower Jr. of Cape Gir-ardeau, Tony (Teresa) Thrower of Jackson, Tyke and Tim Thrower of Cape Girardeau, Tyler (Angie) Thrower of Jackson; and two sisters, Terrie (Hal) McCarter of Dyersburg, Tenn., and Tammi (Jack) Pettet of Cape Girardeau.
He was preceded in death by his father.
A service was held Monday at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. Burial was in Russell Heights Cemetery.
The Thrower family has established an education account for Zachary, and memorials may be made to Zachary Thrower, Tammi Pettet or Capaha Bank, c/o Capaha Bank, 380 North Kingshighway, Cape Girardeau, Mo., 63701.