Wilton Thornburg Jr., 86, of Fairbury, passed away Sunday in Lincoln.
He is survived by his wife Doris; daughters, Cynthia Stockwell and husband, Mike of Plattsmouth, Neb., Dixie Bolender of Lincoln, Debbie Ripa and husband, Doug of Wilber, Neb., Diane Peperkorn and husband, Dan of DeWitt, Neb., Michelle Young and her husband, Wilbur of DeWitt, Neb.; sons, Jim Thornburg and Susie Godfrey of Ruston, La., and Steven Thornburg of Fairbury; 23 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014 at the United Methodist Church in Fairbury, with Pastor Warren Schoming officiating.
Burial was in the Steele City Cemetery, Steele City, Neb.
Memorials are to the familys choice.
Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury is in charge of arrangements.