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327 West King Street
Martinsburg, WV 25401
Phone: 304-263-8896
Fax: 304-263-9248
Charles  Thorne, III

Charles Thorne, III

Sunday, August 20th, 1944 Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

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Obituary for Charles Leroy Thorne, III

Charles Leroy Thorne III, 74, of Martinsburg, passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at Berkeley Medical Center.

Born August 20, 1944, in Washington DC, he was the son of the late Charles Leroy Thorne II and Ruth Raffo.

Leroy served as an MP in the Air Force, he was a physical education teacher for many years and worked for the Maryland Lottery until retirement. He loved his family and spending every summer at his cottage, on Halls Lake in Ontario, Canada.

He is survived by two sons, Charles “Joey” Thorne IV: daughter-in-law Jennifer Noll of Martinsburg, and Douglas Mason Thorne of Silver Spring, MD; granddaughters, Emma Skylar Thorne, and Cara Nicole Mason; grandson, Ryan Douglas Mason; and great-granddaughter Riley. In addition, he is survived by his ex-wife Bonnie Westbrook Thorne.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Frankie and Steve Thorne; and one sister, Maryann (Tootsie) Thorne Brewer.

Services and interment are private. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Heart Association.

Arrangements by Brown Funeral Home.

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Deborah McDaniel-Shaughney

I worked with Leroy at the Lottery for several years until he retired. He had such a joyful spirit and a great sense of humor, sharing many a corny joke with us. He often talked about his summers at the lake and his family. He was a great colleague and is missed.
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Dale and a Carol Tippery

So sorry to hear of Leroy’s passing. He always had a smile on his face and a song in his heart
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Cheryl J Skinner, WV Patriot Guard

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 Charles Leroy Thorne, III, give you peace, comfort and strength… Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete. I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten. My thoughts and prayers to the family of …. US Air Force Veteran, Charles Leroy Thorne, III, is “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 †
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To the family of Mr. Thorne, please accept my heartfelt condolences. I am truly sorry for your loss. May the God of all comfort (2nd Corinthians 1:3,4) be with you at this difficult time. For more comfort from the Bible, please visit JW.org.
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