Bob M. Thornock
PERRY - Our loving father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend, Bob McKay Thornock, 83, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at his home surrounded by his family.
He was born on September 20, 1937 in Idaho Falls, Idaho, a son of John Denzel and Donna Johnson Thornock. He was raised and educated in Roberts, Idaho. Bob enjoyed reminiscing about the good times in Roberts. He went to Walquist Jr. High and Davis High School.
Bob married his sweetheart, Marilee Christensen on October 16, 1958 in Ogden, Utah. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple. She preceded him in death March 1, 2019.
Bob was a member of the Plumbers and Pipefitters Labor Union. He retired from NAPTECH as a plumber.
He loved horses, camping, ATV's, building, riding, climbing hills with his dune buggies. He loved being with his many dogs, including Jackson.
Surviving are his four children: Lori Youngblut of Perry; Ken (Machelle) Thornock of Layton; Todd Thornock and Jeff Thornock both of Perry; five grandchildren and three great grandchildren. He is also survived by three siblings, Larry (Janet) Thornock of Brigham City; Garry (Rosalee) Thornock of Virginia; Dawn Alane Woodruff of Brigham City, UT.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Marilee, his son, Mark and three brothers, Max, Ted and Bud.
Private Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Feb 3, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Gillies Funeral Chapel, 634 E 200 S., Brigham City. Click this link to view additional details about Bob's Services, including any available live streams: https://my.gather.app/remember/bob-thornock
There will be a public viewing held on Tuesday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral chapel. Please keep the appropriate distance and wear your masks.
Interment will be in the Hooper City Cemetery, where military honors will be accorded by the Combined Veterans of Box Elder County.
Send condolences to www.gfc-utah.com
Brigham City, Utah 84302
Brigham City, Utah 84302
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Ken and family,so sorry for your recent loss. Our prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. The lucovitz family❤️
We will really miss Bob. He. Has been the best neighbor and friend for 24 years anyone could ever want. Condolences to out to the family. Darrell & Irene Clark and family.
My Dad (Dave Holt) really wants to let Bob's family know what a great friend and fun person Bob was. Even late in their lives, Dad tried to keep tabs on Bob. He enjoyed stopping by to chat. He will be truly missed. Love to all of you at this difficult time.