William McArthur Thornburg, Sr. 77, of Mechanicsville passed away Thursday, October 15, 2020 at his home.
Bill raised seven children, served in the United States Marines, founded Air Progress flying school and Centurion Properties real estate firm. His love and care for family was always first and this will never be forgotten.
Bill is preceded in death by his son, Lesley (Lex) Thornburg and Bill’s siblings, Robert, Marvin, Keak, Violin and Charles. He is survived by his devoted wife, JoAn, and his daughters Debbie Thornburg Webb (Jim); Jennifer Thornburg, Georgie, Maria and Pepper. He is also survived by his son William Thornburg, Jr (Margie); seven grandchildren: Brooke, Emilee, Blakelee, Reid (Kathleen), Waylon, Abel and Gabriel and one great grandchild, Madison; nieces, nephews, extended family and close friends.
The family will receive friends from 3 to 4pm on Friday, November 6 at Affinity Funeral Service Richmond Chapel, 2720 Enterprise Parkway, Richmond, Va. 23294 with a memorial service to follow at 4pm. Interment will be private.