Ray E Thornton

January 26th, 1926 to February 17th, 2017

Ray E. Thornton, 91, of Port Huron Township, died Friday, February 17, 2017.

He was born January 26, 1926 in Port Huron to the late Corliss and Edna Thornton. He married Doris J. Nicholson on May 10, 1947 in Port Huron. She died in 2007.

Mr. Thornton served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and the Korean Conflict. He was employed with Grand Trunk Western Railroad, Stephenson Electric and retired from Armada Products. He was a member of Hillside Wesleyan Church and attended Blue Water Free Methodist Church.

He is survived by his three daughters, Janet Aldrich, Carolyn (Edward) Robertson and Linda K. (Loy) Wood; 5 granddaughters, 13 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Kenneth Aldrich; and his sister, Alice Pringle.

Visitation will be from 6-9 pm Sunday in Pollock-Randall Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be 12:30 pm Monday, February 20, 2017 in Blue Water Free Methodist Church. Pastor Randy J. Bennett will officiate. Burial will be in Woodland Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Blue Water Free Methodist Church.

To send condolences, please visit www.pollockrandall.com

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