September 25, 2011
Wednesday, September 28, 2011 7:00 PM First Church of the Nazarene
Wednesday, September 4-7pm
Bill Thornberry, 66 of Springfield, passed away, Sunday, September 25, 2011 in his home surrounded by his family. He was born January 26, 1945 in Springfield, Ohio the son of the late Marcus Carl and Hazel (Hughes) Thornberry.
After 32 years of service, Bill retired from International Harvester. He was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene Springfield, Ohio. Bill was an avid hunter and enjoyed spending time with his family.
Bill is survived by his wife of 45 years, Brenda (Spicer) Thornberry, his daughter, Carlisa Lynn (Bryan) Parker of Springfield, his son, Brett Thornberry of South Vienna, his grandchildren, Cole, Breann, Cade, Mara and Braden; his brothers, Dick (Ruth)Thornberry of Washington Court House and Bob (Tami) Thornberry of Wilmington, as well as several nieces, nephews and many friends.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday, September 28, 2011 in the First Church of the Nazarene, 901 E. Home Rd, Springfield, Ohio. Funeral service will follow at 7:00 p.m. with Rev. Keith Sarver officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial contributions may be made to the Community Mercy Hospice, 444 W. Harding Rd., Springfield, Ohio 45504. Services are entrusted to the family at Vernon Funeral Home, Urbana, Ohio.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.