Douglas D. Thornhill, 69, of Rossburg, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday evening, November 17, 2015 in the emergency room of Wayne Healthcare in Greenville.
He was born June 18, 1946, in Greenville, a son of the late George K. and Mary E. (Marker) Thornhill. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, George William Thornhill.
Doug was a veteran of the US Marine Corps having served in Vietnam. He had worked at the former Union City Body Co, drove truck for his father, and farmed. He was a longtime member of the Rossburg Fire Department. He was a member of the Pleasant Hill American Legion, the DAV, and numerous tractor and gas engine groups. He was also a member of the Union City Body Company Retirees.
Doug is survived by his wife, Cheryl (Angi) Thornhill; sons, Daniel Thornhill and Matthew Thornhill; step sons, Steven (Tracy) Kingsley and David (Jamie) Kingsley; a grandson, Andrew Yost; sister, Mary Jane (Gail Dean) Edwards; brothers, Larry (Judy) Thornhill and Gregory (Roxie) Thornhill; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Services with full military honors will be held at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, November 21, at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville with Pastor Gerald Steele officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenville Cemetery (new part).
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The family requests that in lieu of flowers that memorial contributions be given to the Rossburg Fire Department, the Ansonia Rescue, or the DAV.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.oliverfloyd.com