William F Thornburg, Jr.
William F Thornburg, Jr.

February 12, 1930 - July 22, 2018
Born in Ohio
Resided in Odenton, MD
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Retired Army Captain William (Bill) Thornburg, Jr. 88, a decorated veteran, died of cancer on July 22,2018 at his home in Odenton MD. Captain Thornburg was born February 12,1930 in Bridgeport, OH to Frank and Ruby Thornburg. He joined the army in 1947 and served in both the Korean and Viet Nam Wars, retiring in 1968 at which time he received numerous decorations and awards. Following his military career he worked for the Department of Defense and retired for a second time in 1992 with over 45 years of military and civilian service. William was preceded in death by his loving wife of 61 years, Dorothy. He is survived by his four children, Barbara Thornburg, Norma Beckley, Sandra Haines and William Thornburg III. Also survived by eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Friends may call on Thursday from 3-5 and 7-9 pm at the Hardesty Funeral Home P.A. 851 Annapolis Road Gambrills, MD where funeral services will be held on Friday July 27th at 10 am. Interment Maryland Veteran’s Cemetery Crownsville, MD. The family request contributions in his memory be made to any veteran’s organization. Online condolences may be placed at www.hardestyfuneralhome.com

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Visitation
Hardesty Funeral Home-Gambrills
851 Annapolis Road
Gambrills, MD US 21054
Thursday, July 26, 2018
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Thursday, July 26, 2018
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Service
Hardesty Funeral Home-Gambrills
851 Annapolis Road
Gambrills, MD US 21054
Friday, July 27, 2018
10:00 AM
Burial
Maryland Veterans Cemetery
1122 Sunrise Beach Road
Crownsville, MD US 21032
Friday, July 27, 2018