Carrol L Thornton, 82, of Lakeville MN, passed away May 16th, 2020, surrounded by his family.
Carrol was born December 20, 1937 in Alexandria, MN to Carl and Luella Thornton. He graduated from Alexandria HS in 1955. Carrol enlisted in the Navy in 1956 and served
most of his time in Hawaii. After his discharge, he married Judith Anderson
on September 15, 1962. They raised their two children in the Twin Cities and he worked for Williams Steel Warehouse until his retirement. He is survived by his Son, Craig
(Kathy) Thornton, Daughter, Cindy(Larry) Lienhard, grandchildren Cameron (Kaity) Thornton, Jordyn Thornton, Racquel Benver, Olivia (Rick) Naus and great grandchildren Oliver and Carson, and sibling’s, Linda (Wayne) Peterson, Bonnie Morehouse, and Lonnie (Jerdis) Thornton as well in-laws, friends, nieces and nephews.
Carrol was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Judy and brothers George and Romaine.
Carrol moved to Kingsley Senior Living Center in Lakeville, MN where he met special friend Barbara Olson and many friends. He enjoyed playing 500 and was proud to be the only resident with a perfect 300 score in Wii Bowling. A Private Ceremony will be held at a later time. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the American Heart Association at 800-274-8721 in memory of Carrol.