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Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes & Crematory

618 W Main St, Waynesboro, VA

OBITUARY

Thornton E. "Bo" Ailstock, Sr.

May 3, 1947July 15, 2019
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Thornton Eric “Bo” Ailstock, Sr., 72, of Waynesboro passed away on Monday, July 15, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family and friends.

He was born in Millboro on May 3, 1947, a son of the late Thomas Edgar “Tommie” and Cora Bell (Dean) Ailstock.

He worked as a landscaper and arborist for many years.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Audrey Mae (Fisher) Ailstock; brother, Robert Ailstock; sisters, Lena Bell Ingram, Leona May Ball, and Linda Fisher; as well as a good friend, Edward Leach.

Survivors include his daughter, Shannon Holmes and her sons, Eric and A.J.; his son, T.E. Ailstock, Jr and wife, Marla and their children, Breckon Long, Coleman and Dalton Farrar; sister, Carolyn Cash and her children, Doug and Jeff Cash and Janet Gomez; additional sisters, Cora Marie Sturgill and Ruth Puffenbarger; close friends, April Leach and her children, Amanda Ware and Justin Leach.

A graveside service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, July 19, 2019 at Riverview Cemetery. Those wishing to attend are asked to meet at the cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be T. E. “T.J.” Ailstock, Jr., Eric and A.J. Holmes, Justin Leach, and Dalton and Coleman Farrar.

Honorary pallbearer will be Timmy Hoy.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at the Waynesboro Chapel of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478 Oklahoma City, OK 73123.

Relatives and friends may share condolences and memories online with the family by visiting www.reynoldshamrickfuneralhomes.com.

  • FAMILY

  • In addition to his parents,Thomas Edgar "Tommie" and Cora Bell (Dean) Ailstock, he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Audrey Mae (Fisher) Ailstock; brother, Robert Ailstock; sisters, Lena Bell Ingram, Leona May Ball, and Linda Fisher; as well as a good friend, Edward Leach.

    Survivors include his daughter, Shannon Holmes and her sons, Eric and A.J.; his son, T.E. Ailstock, Jr and wife, Marla and their children, Breckon Long, Coleman and Dalton Farrar; sister, Carolyn Cash and her children, Doug and Jeff Cash and Janet Gomez; additional sisters, Cora Marie Sturgill and Ruth Puffenbarger; close friends, April Leach and her children, Amanda Ware and Justin Leach.
  • DONATIONS

  • American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation Thursday, July 18, 2019
  • Graveside Service Friday, July 19, 2019

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Officiating

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Stefanie Breen

July 17, 2019

Shannon&Family,
Sorry for your loss. Our Thoughts & Prayers are with you at this time.

The Breen Family

Amanda Ware

July 17, 2019

Amazing caring man ! We will always love our BOBO

Pamela Leach

July 17, 2019

A wonderful man with a big heart who will be greatly missed

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