2012-08-17 / Obits

David Thornton Jr.


David Thornton Jr., a longtime Rockaway resident, died August 3.

Thornton was born in Greensboro, Georgia on March 17, 1963 and lived in Rockaway for more than 20 years. He was a contractor.

Thornton was preceded in death by his father, David Thornton Sr. and aunt, Addie Lee Brown.

He is survived by his wife, Darlene; sons, Corey, David and Tyrone; daughter, Geneva; mother, Helen Larrymore; sisters, Rita Thornton and Connie Thornton; brother, Gerry (Gabo) Thornton; one mother-in-law and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Funeral arrangements and service were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Friendship Chapel, Inwood, New York. Interment followed at New Springfield Baptist Church Cemetery, Siloam, Georgia.

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