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Roger Holton Thornburg

GREAT FALLS -- Mr. Roger Holton Thornburg, 46, of 115 Circle St., passed away Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008, at Springs Memorial Hospital in Lancaster, S.C.

Services for Mr. Thornburg will be 3 p.m. today, Dec. 16, 2008, at Mount Holly United Methodist Church, 1996 Mount Holly Road, Rock Hill, S.C., with the Rev. Dan Bradley officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive following the service in the Family Life Center at Mount Holly United Methodist Church and other times at the home of his brother, Ted Thornburg, 1187 Mount Holly Drive, Rock Hill.

A native of Asheboro, N.C., Mr. Thornburg was a son of Gary Holton Thornburg of Rock Hill and Catherine Kearns Thornburg of Charlotte, N.C. Mr. Thornburg was of the Methodist faith and worked for Honda Cars of Rock Hill. He was a graduate of Rock Hill High School and Greenville Technical College and served in the U.S. Navy.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Thornburg is survived by his stepmother, Charlene Thornburg; his son, Jacob Holton Thornburg and his wife, Shannon; and his two grandsons, Justin and Joseph, all of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; and his two brothers, Theodore Thornburg and Taylor Thornburg, both of Rock Hill.

Memorials may be made to Habitat for Humanity, P.O. Box 4255, Rock Hill, SC 29732 or Mount Holly United Methodist Church, 1996 Mount Holly Road, Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Condolences may be made to the Thornburg family at