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1953 - 2010 Obituary Condolences

Edwin Lee Thornton passed away unexpectedly from natural causes on July 23, 2010. Edwin was born in Witchita Falls, TX on Jan. 7, 1953. He most recently resided in Orland, CA and was an owner/ operator, driving trucks for RLT, Inc. out of Redding.

He is survived by his son, Joseph P. (wife Janna, and granddaughter, Alaina); brothers: James B. (wife Kathy) of Evington, WY, Donald E. of South Dakota, Carl M. (wife Laurell) of Springville, AL, Gregory B. of Montana, and sister, Sheryl Hamilton of Boise, ID. He is also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews; his extended family of truck drivers across the US, and his best friend, his dog, Jasper.

Memorial services will be held July 31, 2010 at the Ramada Inn, Corning, CA (exit 628 I-5) from Noon until 6 p.m.

In lieu of donations, the family respectfully requests donations to assist with the funeral expenses. Checks for the Edwin Lee Thornton Memorial Fund should be made payable to Helen A. Duree, Attorney at Law and mailed to 238 Stony Creek Drive, Orland, CA, 95963.
Published in Chico Enterprise-Record on July 31, 2010
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