Monday, August 27, 2018

Jimmy D. Thornsberry (August 23, 2018)

Jimmy D. Thornsberry, 65, of Greenville, passed away on August 23, 2018 at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton.

Jimmy was born on October 31, 1952 in Prestonsburg, Kentucky to the late John M. and Nora (Hall) Thornsberry.

In addition to his parents, Jimmy was preceded in death by his brothers, Don Thornsberry, Roosevelt Thornsberry, and Arlin Thornsberry; and his sister, Margie Thornsberry.

Jimmy had been an EMT for Ansonia Rescue,and a volunteer firefighter for Rossburg Fire Department. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and playing music. Most of all, Jimmy cherished spending time with his loving friends and family.

Jimmy leaves behind to cherish his memory, his wife of 23 years, Peggy (Perry) Thornsberry of Greenville, whom he married March 4, 1995; his children, Jimmy Thornsberry, Jr. of New Weston, Kelly (Eric) Widener of New Weston, Dia Polakovich of Hagerstown, Indiana, Joseph (Amber) Polakovich of Norfolk, Virginia, Kevin (Michelle) Reier of Ansonia, and Kerry Reier of Greenville; his grandchildren, Brittany Widener, Tyler Rodandello, Allyson Rodandello, Carter Powell, Megan Polakovich, Kendrick Shaw, Josh Kimmel, Kyle Reier, Kendra Bowman, Stacie Baker, Octavia Reier, Kara Reier; several great-grandchildren; his sisters, Ruth (Larry) Hagelberger of Anna, Ohio, and Ella Mae (Dale) Michael of Greenville; his brothers-in-law, Ricky (Sandra) Perry of Crowley, Louisiana, Johnny (Janis) Perry of Greenville, Gerd Seidel of Lawton, Oklahoma, and Glenn (Nancy) Perry of Louisiana; his sister-in-law, Sheila (Bobby) Beller of Crowley, Louisiana and several nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Jimmy’s life will be held at 10:30 AM on Monday, August 27, 2018 at Greenville Baptist Temple, 4689 Children's Home Bradford Road, Greenville, with Pastor Daniel Berdine officiating. Burial will follow in Greenville Township Memorial Gardens.

Family and friends may visit from 1 PM to 4 PM on Sunday, August 26, 2018 at Tribute Funeral Homes, Greenville Campus.

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