Bobby G. Thornton

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Bobby G. Thornton
JACKSON - Funeral Services for Mr. Bobby G. Thornton, 89, of Jackson, SC, who entered into rest May 18, 2017, will be conducted Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock from the First Baptist Church of Jackson. Reverend Marion Britton officiating. Interment in Jackson Memorial Park with Veterans Honors.
Mr. Thornton was a native of Tallassee, Alabama, having made Jackson his home for the past 65 years. He was a US Navy Veteran of World War II and a member of the First Baptist Church of Jackson where he served as a Greeter and member of the Barraca II Sunday School Class. Mr. Thornton was a former member of the Jackson Town Council, Jackson Jay Cees and Pee Wee Football Coach. He retired from E.I. DuPont Company and Westinghouse at the Savannah River Site and was the owner of B&G Auto Center.
Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Bettye Joyce Thornton; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Gary Thornton, Jackson and Greg and Sheri Thornton, Barnwell; seven grandchildren, Heather Thornton, Ashley Thornton, Jesse Thornton, Tonya Lanigan, Ron Doyle, Brandon Hess and Connor Hess; five great grandchildren; a brother Harold O'Neal (Mona) Thornton, North Augusta.
The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service.
Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Jackson, PO Box 130, Jackson, SC 29831.
Posey Funeral Directors of North Augusta in charge of arrangements (803-278-1181). Visit the registry at www.poseycares.com
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Published in The Aiken Standard and North Augusta Star on May 20, 2017