Thornton Cannaday

Obituary of Thornton Lee Cannaday

Thornton Lee Cannaday, 91 of Bedford, passed away Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at the home of his daughter, Lisa. He was born on Saturday, April 7, 1928 in Patrick County, a son of the late Urbane Esley Cannaday and Ella Williams Cannaday. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Colene Turman Cannaday, his son, Esley Harmon Cannaday, three brothers, Harley E. Cannaday, G. Labon Cannaday, Ralph L. Cannaday and a sister, Juanita C. Thomas. He was a retired from Citty Ford with 41 years service, was a member of Bedford Baptist Church as well as V. F. W. Post # 2157 and B. P. O. E # 321. He was a veteran of the U. S. Navy having served during World War II. He is survived by his daughters, Rhonda C. Gibbons & husband, Michael, Lisa C. Dease & husband, Marc; granddaughters, Brittanie Berry & husband, Ben, Emily Gibbons; grandsons, Ryan Gibbons & wife, Katie; his sister, Ilene C. Compton. The family extends our heartfelt appreciation to his loving caregivers, Holly Hatley and Glenda Dalton. The family will receive friends beginning at 12:30 PM on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at Bedford Baptist Church and a funeral service will follow at 2 PM. Interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford.
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Saturday
1
February

Visitation

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday, February 1, 2020
Bedford Baptist Church
1516 Oakwood Street
Bedford, Virginia, United States
Saturday
1
February

Funeral Service

2:00 pm
Saturday, February 1, 2020
Bedford Baptist Church
1516 Oakwood Street
Bedford, Virginia, United States
Saturday
1
February

Interment

2:45 pm
Saturday, February 1, 2020
Greenwood Cemetery
1311 Park Street
Bedford, Virginia, United States
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