Elbert Thornton, Jr.

February 8, 1926 ~ August 19, 2018 (age 92)

Elbert Thornton, Jr.

Clifton, SC: Elbert Thornton, Jr. passed away Sunday August 19, 2018 at his home. He was the husband of the former Mattie Jane Hewitt Thornton and the son of the former Elbert and Polly Thornton.

Mr. Thornton was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in WW II. He was a member of Spartanburg VFW where he enjoyed music and dancing with his wife. He also loved listening and watching baseball, hunting and fishing. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather and a man of faith.

He is survived by three daughters Debbie T. Parton and husband Doug of Clifton, Cindy T. Seagraves and husband Donnie of Concord, NC. and Robin T. Addington and husband Eric of Clifton; grandchildren Sonya Ricketts and husband Danny of Moore, Amanda Kirby and husband Mickey of Clifton, D.J. Seagraves and Mattie Seagraves of Concord, NC, Claudia Addington of Spartanburg and Shane Addington of Clifton.

Visitation will be 12:00-1:00 pm Wednesday August 22, 2018 at Bobo Funeral Chapel. Funeral service will follow at 1:00 pm officiated by Rev. David Moore. Burial will be at Daniel Morgan Memorial Gardens Cowpens, SC.

In lieu of flowers memorial may be made to St. Andrews United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 64, Clifton, SC  29324.

The family will be at the home of Debbie Parton, 148 Valley Street, Spartanburg, SC  29307

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