Roland J. Thornton

THORNTON,

Roland J. Thornton Jr., age 79. Sunrise May 3, 1935 in Harris City, GA and Sunset July 11, 2014 in Columbus, OH. Roland worked over 22 years at Milo Grogan Recreation Center until retirement. He was preceded in death by his parents Roland Thornton Sr. and Alberta Brewster, brother Elijah Buddy Brewster, and children Roland Thornton III, Sandra Robinson, Leonard Parham and James Parham. Left to cherish his memory, wife of 61 years, Lugena Thornton, son Roger Thornton, daughters Roberta (Charlie) Johnson, Christel (Rev. Essic) Jones, Barbara Thornton, and Theresa James, brother Abraham Thornton, 27 grandchildren, 51 great grandchildren, 12 great- great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Condolence Messages

  1. Elaine Brewster :

    To my family I am so sorry and send my condolences of the passing of your Husband/Father/Grandfather and my Uncle June. I pray that God will strength us during this time for each other. Love you all Uncle June will be miss but never forgotten. Elaine Brewster

  2. Margaret Brewster Stephens :

    I just want to thank God for the years he gave us with June he was the nice and understanding person I know now its time to rest thank you God for his life here on earth with us.love you Brother-law RIP

  3. My uncle June my fishing body may you continue your journey through the universe in harmony. I love you you uncle

  4. Elijah Brewster Jr. :

    I will always remember my uncle june coming out to our house when I was a little boy, watching and listening my dad and unc talk about fishing, sports and music, while my dad cut his hair. Love always uncle june!

  5. Elijah Brewster Jr. :

    I will always remember my uncle june coming out to our house when I was a little boy, watching and listening my dad and unc talk about fishing, sports and music, while my dad cut his hair. Love always uncle june!

  6. Rev. James & Ruby Herron :

    "es;Ma Bert"es;, Jennifer and family, May our God of compassion and love be ever present with all of you during this difficult time. Our prayers are with you all.

  7. Indura Johnson :

    Wow, I moved away so I’m just learning of June’s passing. What an amazing gentle spirit this man was. A kind hearted gentleman. I am honored that he is my son’s uncle. May you forever rest in peace!!

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