January 6, 1941 – March 23, 2021
William “Bill” Frank Thornton, Jr, age 80, a Friendswood resident for 53 years, passed away on Tuesday, March 23, 2021. Bill was born on January 6, 1941 in Sealy, Texas.
Bill is survived by his wife Linda, married for 59 years; daughters Terry Gummelt and husband Brock, Lori Balzen and husband Mark; grandchildren Ethan Balzen and Travis Balzen; brother Dale Thornton; nephew Devin; niece Megan; brother Glenn Thornton; and nephew Michael. Bill is also survived by his and Linda’s “adopted” family Lesa and Brad Porterfield; grandchildren Tyler Porterfield and Jaret Porterfield.
There will be no visitation or service at Bill’s request.
Condolences may be sent to the Thornton family in care of Jeter Memorial Funeral Home at www.jeterfuneralhome.com