Whitesburg KY

Rites held for Robert Thornsberry

Robert Reedy Thornsberry, 87, of Whitesburg, died May 17 at Hazard Appalachian Regional Hospital.

A son of the late Andrew Jackson and Malissa Slone Thornsberry, he was retired as hospital administrator of ARH, was a U.S Army veteran, and was a member of the Sergent United Methodist Church.

He was a brother of the late C. B. ‘Lummie’ Thornsberry, Fred Thornsberry, Ellen Roberts, Kossie Tuttle,

Lillie Tuttle, Zola Cook, Magnolia Tuttle and Elsie Thornsberry.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia Sparks Thornsberry; a daughter, Patricia Curry and husband Wayne of Harlan; two grandchildren, Mary Ruth Curry and Robert Wayne Curry; and a greatgrandchild, Robert Wayne Curry II.

Funeral services were held May 21 in Hindman. Burial was in Webb Cemetery at Mayking.

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