OBITUARY

William Lewis Thornburg

February 2, 1928July 6, 2018
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Mr. Thornburg passed away peacefully Friday, July 6, 2018 surrounded by his wife and children at Aldersgate Hospice Center.

Bill was a family man who worked for Cooper Tire & Rubber Company and retired from there in 1965. Then joined Joint & Clutch Company and retired from there in 1982.

He enjoyed gardening and bowling. He is survived by his wife of 72 years, Myrtle Thornburg; children SanDee Bourke, Richard Thornburg, Gena Hawley and Steve and Debra Stavrakas and Buddy; grandchildren Bill Bourke and Monica, Christy Ross and Jeff Ross, Ryck Thornburg, Shane Thornburg, Bill Stavrakas, Christopher Stavrakas and LeeAnne Stavrakas; great grandchildren Madison Cory, Seth Bourke, Holden Thornburg and Jack Stavrakas and great great grandchildren Lacy, Braxton and Myla Cory. He will be missed by all.

A visitation will be at 1pm on Tuesday, July 10th at McEwen Funeral Service located at 5716 Monroe Road in Charlotte followed by a funeral service at 2pm. Burial take place at Charlotte Memorial Gardens on Hood Road immediately following the service.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Aldersgate Hospice at 3800 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte NC 28215. Condolences to the family may be left at www.McEwenFS.com.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, July 10, 2018
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, July 10, 2018
  • Committal Service Tuesday, July 10, 2018
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William Lewis Thornburg

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Beverly Dulin Stephenson

July 11, 2018

Gena,
I'm so sorry to learn of your Dad's passing. Please know you and your family will be in my prayers. I pray for God to give you comfort, peace and strength as you walk through this of grief. God bless you all.

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