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Obituary for Roger Thornhill

Funeral service for Mr. Roger Thornhill, 65, of Rayville, will be held on Thursday, November 11, 2021, at 2:00 PM, in the chapel of Young’s Community Memorial Funeral Home, with Rev. Scott Ricks officiating. Interment will follow in Ogden Cemetery, under the direction of Young’s Community Memorial Funeral Home.

Mr. Thornhill, a heavy equipment operator, was born on November 25, 1955, in Winnsboro, LA to the union of Huey Pete Thornhill and Hattie Mae Higdon Thornhill, and passed from this life on November 6, 2021, in Rayville, LA. He is preceded in death by his parents, Hattie and Huey Thornhill; brothers, Bobby Thornhill and Johnny Thornhill; sister, Gladys Mullins; and brother-in-law, Jerry Williams.

Survivors are his wife, Betty Thornhill of Rayville; daughter, Melody Thornhill of Rayville; son, James Thornhill and wife Janet of Rayville; and daughter Crystal Parker and husband Adam of Winnsboro; brother, Huey P Thornhill, Jr of Winnsboro; sisters, Louise Knight and husband Shelton of Eastland, TX, and Ann Williams of Chatfield, TX; 7 grandchildren, Alyssa Eley and husband Garrett, Chase Parker, Caleb Thornhill, Camri Thornhill, Katie Wagner and husband Jordan, Dakota Thornhill, and Charlie Thornhill; and 4 great-grandchildren, Bennon Eley, Weston Eley, Evie Eley, and Paisleigh Wagner. He also leaves behind a host of nieces, nephews, family, and friends.

Pallbearers will be Caleb Thornhill, Tommy Byrnside, Noah Leonard, Seth Parker, Aaron Parker, and River Leonard.

The family will receive friends for visitation on Thursday, November 11, 2021, from 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM at the funeral home.
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