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In Memory of

Bud Thornton

January 5, 1957 - August 5, 2016

Obituary


Thornton, Bernard John (Bud), Born 1-5-57, died 8-5-2016, peacefully at home surrounded by his family, after a long illness. Beloved father of Tim Burniski of Utah and Bridget Wyatt of Australia. Dear brother of Theresa Fischer, Kathleen Hotton (Vincent), Richard, James, Thomas (Susan), Martin, Maggie Thorp and sister in law, Karen Thornton. Survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents James Thornton and Goldie O'Neill, stepfather Donald, brother David, and niece Dr. Bonnie Thornton.

Bud was an entrepreneur opening two restaurants with his brother in Boston, a successful real estate...

Thornton, Bernard John (Bud), Born 1-5-57, died 8-5-2016, peacefully at home surrounded by his family, after a long illness. Beloved father of Tim Burniski of Utah and Bridget Wyatt of Australia. Dear brother of Theresa Fischer, Kathleen Hotton (Vincent), Richard, James, Thomas (Susan), Martin, Maggie Thorp and sister in law, Karen Thornton. Survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents James Thornton and Goldie O'Neill, stepfather Donald, brother David, and niece Dr. Bonnie Thornton.

Bud was an entrepreneur opening two restaurants with his brother in Boston, a successful real estate investor, a Vietnam era Vet of the US Air Force and an avid Lions fan.

Greeting period Tuesday 1-3 PM at Kaul Funeral Home, 35201 Garfield, Clinton Township with a 2:00 PM funeral service.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Bud's name to the Veterans Association.