Vinson Thornton

Vinson Bruce Thornton

Titusville, FL

Vinson Bruce Thornton went to be with the Lord on March 18, 2014, at 3:38pm.

He worked for Thermo King for over 50 years. Bruce loved to go fishing, bowling and to the beach, and was a member of Park Avenue Baptist Church. A gentle kind man, he was loved by many and will be greatly missed.

Survivors include his wife, Lois Thornton; sons, Tony Thornton, Donald Bailey and John Bailey; daughters, Selina Bowen, Katherine Capps, Julia Good and Pamela Bailey; brothers, Brantley Vance Thornton and Roger Herbert Thornton; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by son, Billy Joe Thornton.

Visitation will be held on Friday, March 21, 2014, at Park Avenue Baptist Church in Titusville beginning at 1:00pm followed by the funeral service at 2:00pm. Interment will be at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens.

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Funeral Home

North Brevard Funeral Home
1450 Norwood Avenue Titusville, FL 32796
(321) 269-9222

Published in FLORIDA TODAY on Mar. 20, 2014