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Charles W.

April 27, 1929 – July 28, 2018

Charles Thornberry
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Obituary for Charles W. Thornberry

Charles W. Thornberry, 89, of Camby, passed away peacefully on July 28, 2018, surrounded by family. He was born to Dean and Vera (Lyon) Thornberry on April 27, 1929 in Mooresville. He graduated from Decatur Central High School in 1947. He served honorably in the US Navy during the Korean War. He married his high school sweetheart, JoAnn (Myers) Thornberry on May 6, 1950.

Charles is survived by three loving children, Mark (Debra) Thornberry of Indianapolis, Dale (Paula) Thornberry of Camby and Kay Thornberry (Laura Langston) of NC; four grandchildren, Matthew (Tina) Thornberry, Adam Thornberry, Leah (Brandon) Wagler and Derek (Carly) Thornberry; two great-grandsons, Carson and Sawyer Wagler. He is preceded in death by his parents; wife; and two brothers, Robert and Russell Thornberry.

Charles was a District Manager for Huck Manufacturing Company for 25+ years. He greatly enjoyed the outdoors, gardening, fishing, hunting, wildlife; especially bird watching. He lived in West Newton for 50 years and also spent time in Waco, TX, Lake Winnebago, MO and retired on Lake Santee in Greensburg, IN.

Charles's wishes were to be cremated and have a private family burial in West Newton Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to Jones Family Mortuary in Mooresville.

Please consider donating in Charles's memory to: Indiana Audubon Society, Inc., 3499 S. Bird Sanctuary Rd., Connersville, IN 47331.

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