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 Humphrey Rollin Thornton

Humphrey Rollin Thornton

Birth
Madison, Greenwood County, Kansas, USA
Death 3 Jan 2004 (aged 90)
Burial Augusta, Butler County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 49449194 · View Source
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Wichita Eagle, The (KS) - January 6, 2004

AUGUSTA - Thornton, Humphrey Rollin, 90, died Saturday, Jan. 3, 2004. Visitation 1 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday at Dunsford Funeral Home; service 2 p.m. Thursday, First Christian Church. He was born April 12, 1913 in Madison, KS to Harry G. and Bertha (Logston) Thornton. He retired from Mobil Refinery as a machinist after 38 years of service. He and his brothers worked close to 150 years at Mobil without a day off for an injury. He loved hunting, fishing, flower gardening and sports. He lettered 12 times in different sports in school. At one time he raised bird dogs and he always loved vacation in Colorado. He married Violet Force on June 6, 1938 in Emporia. She survives. Other survivors include,son, Daryl and wife, Robin of Augusta; daughters, Claudia and husband, James Dunbar of Wichita, Carol and husband, Ray Smith of Belle Plaine; nine grandchildren; two step grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; four step great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Chet, Charlie, Harold, Tony and a son, Tommy Neil.


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  • Created by: Judy Mayfield
  • Added: 9 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49449194
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Humphrey Rollin Thornton (12 Apr 1913–3 Jan 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49449194, citing Elmwood Cemetery, Augusta, Butler County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Judy Mayfield (contributor 46636512) .