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Paul David Thornton

April 8, 1951 January 17, 2018
Paul David Thornton
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Obituary for Paul David Thornton

Paul David Thornton, 66, of Harleston, MS passed away on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 surrounded by his family. He was born in Bay Springs, MS on April 8, 1951. He was employed with Mistras until he retired in December 2016 due to illness. He was a member of Kreole United Methodist Church until the merge with Safe Harbor. He was currently a member of Caswell Springs United Methodist Church. He was a 1969 Moss Point High School graduate. He was an avid rabbit and squirrel hunter, fisherman, and trapper. He also had a love of birds of all kinds, including chickens. He also enjoyed playing guitar.

He is preceded in death by his father, Winfred Thornton; grandparents, O.V. & Katherine Hendry and Talmadge & Minnie Thornton; brothers, Phillip Thornton and Roy “Wimpy” Thornton; father- & mother-in-law, Andrew & Melva Vaughan.
Paul is survived by his wife of 46 years, Winette Thornton; children, Robin (Todd) Harrell, Erin (Robbie) Taylor, and Matt (Keri) Thornton; grandchildren, Drew, Sarah, and Katie Depperschmidt, Jett Harrell, Morgan, Gracie, and Emma Taylor, Tyler, Haleigh, and Alyssa Thornton; great-grandchild, Colbi Leviner; mother, Katie Thornton; sisters, Dianne (Billy) McMillan, Kirby (Barbara) Thornton, Hilda (Tommy) Hudgins, Carolyn (John) Guidry, and Tonya (Frankie) Brown; along with numerous other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, January 21, 2018, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home in Moss Point, MS. Funeral service will be on Monday, January 22, 2018 at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel with Rev. H. W. Parker and Rev. John Tucker officiating. There will be a one hour visitation prior to the funeral. Interment will immediately follow at Caswell Springs Cemetery in Wade, MS.
Pallbearers will be Drew Depperschmidt, Tyler Thornton, Darren Pierce, Kevin Jones, Travis Jones, Daryl Depperschmidt, and Mike Showles.
Heritage Funeral Home, locally owned and operated, in Escatawpa/Moss Point, MS is in charge of arrangements. You may view and sign the online register book for Paul Thornton at www.heritagefuneralhome.us


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Visitation

Sunday

21

Jan

6:00 PM 1/21/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 1/21/2018 8:00:00 PM
Heritage Funeral Home

9721 Highway 63 Moss Point MS, 39562
Moss Point, MS 39562

Heritage Funeral Home
9721 Highway 63 Moss Point MS, 39562 Moss Point 39562 MS
United States

Visitation

Monday

22

Jan

10:00 AM 1/22/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 1/22/2018 11:00:00 AM
Heritage Funeral Home

9721 Highway 63 Moss Point MS, 39562
Moss Point, MS 39562

Heritage Funeral Home
9721 Highway 63 Moss Point MS, 39562 Moss Point 39562 MS
United States

Service

Monday

22

Jan

11:00 AM 1/22/2018 11:00:00 AM
Heritage Funeral Home

9721 Highway 63 Moss Point MS, 39562
Moss Point, MS 39562

Heritage Funeral Home
9721 Highway 63 Moss Point MS, 39562 Moss Point 39562 MS
United States
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