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Friday January 15th, 2021
6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Russell L. Thornton

Russell (Lee) Thornton, 73, beloved Father, Brother, and Grandfather, was called to his eternal resting place on January 7, 2021. He entered this world on August 31, 1947 in Cullman, AL, to the late Bryant Thornton and Elnora (nee Smith) Jenkins. Russell is preceded in death by 6 brothers: Franklin D. Thornton (his identical twin), Elbert Ray Thornton, Robert G. Thornton, Jerry W. Thornton, Harold D. Thornton, and Robert L. Jenkins Jr. He is survived by his children Lori, Mark, and Becky Thornton; his grandchildren Ian Crawford and Madison McPherson; two brothers Doug (Irene) Thornton and Bryant (Alice) Thornton. Numerous nieces, nephews, and friends. Russell was cremated per his wishes. A memorial service will be held from 6-8 PM on Friday January 15, 2021 at Moore Family Funeral Home, 6708 Main Street, Newtown, OH 45244.

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Lee was a good man, I used to get confused with him and his brother Frank. Both gone too soon! God speed brother, it was my pleasure knowing you! Praying for the family

David Johnson Jan 15 2021 6:49 PM

So sorry for your loss Thornton family. May God comfort you in your time of grief. Jan Kidd

Jannelle Kidd Jan 10 2021 9:31 PM

Going to miss you Lee, the Dry Cleaning business is not going to be the same.

Jim Wright Jan 10 2021 6:35 PM

Our condolences to the family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and our brother-in-laws family Bryant Thornton.

Rachel & David Bachura Jan 10 2021 10:41 AM