Hubert "Larry" Thornton age 80 of Athens, passed away Monday, February 11, 2019 at his residence. A native and lifelong resident of Athens, he was the son of the late Hubert Columbus and Elizabeth Barnes Thornton. He was of the baptist faith and was retired from Johnson Controls after 23 years of employment. He and his wife were the owner and operator of the former "Ceramic Shop." He was an avid car restorer and collector.
He was preceded in death by:
Funeral service will be 7:00 pm Tuesday, February 12, 2019 in the chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home with Rev. Jeffrey Haney and Glen Standridge officiating.
The interment will be 11:00 am Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at Pond Hill Cemetery.
The pallbearers will be friends and family.
The family will receive friends from 5-7 pm Tuesday before the service.
Those unable to attend may send condolences to www.laycockhobbs.com/notices/Larry-Thornton
Laycock-Hobbs will in charge of the arrangements.