Aden Kay Thornock

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Aden Kay Thornock

  • Birth 10 Jun 1920 Rigby, Jefferson County, Idaho, USA
  • Death 14 Dec 2007 Evanston, Uinta County, Wyoming, USA
  • Burial Randolph, Rich County, Utah, USA
  • Memorial ID 24679178

Aden Kay Thornock 87, beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend passed away on December 14, 2007 in Evanston.
He was born to Aden Woodruff and Lucille Moffat Thornock on June 10, 1920 in Rigby Idaho. He graduated from South Rich High School. He faithfully served a mission to Canada for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served in many ward and stake assignments including Young Men leader, Bishopric and High Councilman.
Kay married his childhood sweetheart, Kathleen Rose Rex, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple on October 6, 1941 and they recently celebrated 66 years of happiness together. His whole life was centered around his wife, children and grandchildren.
Kay was a rancher, cattleman and businessman and was in partnership with his friend and brother, Russell Thornock (the Scrud Brothers) for 28 years. He always appreciated and enjoyed the friendships he make in the livestock business. He also enjoyed public service and served as a Rich County commissioner and was on the area advisory board of Zions Bank. He was an avid supporter of the Boy Scouts of America.
Kay will be deeply missed by his family. He is survived by his wife, Kathleen and four children; Gaylon Thornock (JoAnne South) Evanston; Gordon Thornock (Danalee Knouse) Cokeville; Gloria Armstrong (Brent) Farmington, Utah; and Gregory Thornock (Colleen Picklesimer) Randolf Utah; 26 grandchildren and 53 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother, Russell Thornock, Cokeville; and sister, Lois Ann Brown, Farson, Wyoming.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister, Willa Kennedy and granddaughter, Nicole Marie Thornock.
Funeral services were held on Wednesday, December 19, 2007.
In lieu of flowers donations may be make to the Primary Children's Hospital or the LDS Church Missionary Fund.


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  • Created by: Carol STEVENS
  • Added: 16 Feb 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 24679178
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Aden Kay Thornock (10 Jun 1920–14 Dec 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 24679178, citing Randolph City Cemetery, Randolph, Rich County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Carol STEVENS (contributor 46861595) .