Glen Roy "Bill" Thornton, age 79, of Lucedale, passed away on August 31, 2022.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Janice Arlene Green Thornton; his parents, John David Thornton, Jr. and Johnnie V. Gibson Thornton; and 2 sisters, Bettye Sue Wells and Barbara Ann Thornton.
Survivors include his children, Angela Thornton Lofton, Jeffrey (Belinda) Thornton, and David (Amber) Thornton; 2 sisters, Mary Ellen Thornton and Brenda Kay Glass; his grandchildren, Landry Lofton, Lanis Lofton, Conner (Brooklyn) Thornton, Macy (Trey) Collins, Destany Thornton, Timothy Thornton, Leven Tew, Ethan Tew, Abby Thornton, and Emma Kate Thornton; 2 sisters-in-law, Evelyn Green and Jeannie Green; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
Mr. Thornton was a 1962 graduate of Moss Point High School and retired as a Lieutenant at the Pascagoula Fire Department. He enjoyed fishing, working on cars, visiting with family and friends, and eating good food. He was a member of the Lucedale Church of God.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the Lucedale Church of God.
A visitation will be on Saturday, September 3, 2022, from 10 - 11 am at the Lucedale Church of God, 11 W Frontage Rd, Lucedale, MS 39452. A memorial service will be at 11 am in the church.
The Riemann Family Funeral Home, West Jackson County, is serving the family and online condolences may be offered at www.riemannfamily.com