Raymond Eugene Thornton

July 7, 1943 - March 20, 2016
Raymond Eugene Thornton

Raymond Eugene Thornton, 72, of Shadyside, OH, formerly of McMechen, WV, passed away Sunday, March 20, 2016 at Shadyside Care Center, OH.
Raymond was born July 7, 1943 in Glen Dale, WV the son of the late Eugene and Bertha (Millhouse) Thornton.
He was a graduate of Union High School, retired coal miner for Consol Energy, an US Army Veteran, former Little League baseball coach and an avid fan of the NY Jets,WVU Mountaineers, Pittsburgh Pirates and loved to spend time with his grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his two brothers, James and Bob Weekly and sister, Mary Etta Shepherd.
Raymond is survived by his two sons, Eric (Michelle) Thornton of McMechen and Chad (Tracy Cutlip) of Moundsville, WV; former wife & friend, Susan Thornton of Moundsville and four grandchildren, Hannah, Olivia, Brody and IsaBella Thornton.
Friends will be received Monday, March 28, 2016 for a memorial gathering from 5pm until the time of Raymond’s memorial service at 7pm, at CARE Funeral and & Cremation Service, 1500 Second Street, Moundsville with Pastor John Keener officiating.
Online condolences may be offered at carechapel.com.


Service

Monday, March 28, 2016
12:00 AM

CARE Funeral & Cremation Service – Moundsville - Directions
1500 Second Street
Moundsville, West Virginia 26041
304-810-0435

Visitation

Monday, March 28, 2016
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

CARE Funeral & Cremation Service – Moundsville - Directions
1500 Second Street
Moundsville, West Virginia 26041
304-810-0435

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  • March 25, 2016
    Jay Knapp says:
    Sorry about Ray.....It's been years since I've him, but I'll always remember his soft spoken way and honest demeanor when he came to ELITES. He was one of the "GOOD GUYS". I'm sure he'll be missed and remembered by all who were close to him.

  • March 25, 2016
    Cheryl J Skinner, WV Patriot Guard says:
    May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time May you come to know that the love of God is with you always, May your memories of Raymond Eugene Thornton, give you peace, comfort and strength… Rest now in the arms of our Lord your work on earth is complete. I thank you for your service and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten. My thoughts and prayers are with the family of..... US Army Veteran, Raymond Eugene Thornton, “A True American Hero” God Bless† † Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

  • March 26, 2016
    Becky Clutter says:
    Dear Eric & Chad and families ... so sorry about your dad. Sadly we are in FL and are unable to come and see you, but please know we're thinking about all of you with our sympathy. Donnie and Ray grew up together and had great childhood memories. Again, sorry to miss you ... Becky & Don