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Gavin Keith Thornton

May 17, 2000 ~ January 15, 2024 (age 23) 23 Years Old

Gavin Thornton Obituary

Gavin Keith Thornton was born in Hardin County Kentucky on May 17, 2000, to Greg Thornton of Columbia,  and Jeanette Shemwell Bobb of Rineyville,  who survive. He departed this life on Monday, January 15, 2024, in Campbellsville, having obtained the age of twenty-three years, seven months, and twenty-nine days.  

He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member and trustee of Jacob Grove Baptist Church. He was a 2018 graduate of GCHS where he played football and baseball. He also had an associate degree, and was employed with A-Plus Comfort Care as an HVAC installer and worked Maintenance at Blue Oval SK in Glendale.

Along with his accomplishments, he loved music. He was a talented musician and artist, playing the piano, bass guitar, and drums. He also enjoyed composing music and singing his original songs. He had began a podcast to share with others. He loved his animals, motorcycles, and dirt bikes and was a member of the Who U Wit Motorcycle Club.        

Gavin was preceded in death by grandparents: James and Virginia Shemwell.

Survivors include his parents: Greg (Quinn) Thornton of Columbia, KY, and Jeanette (Jeremy) Bobb of Rineyville, KY; Grand-Parents: Mann and Alberta Thornton of Greensburg, KY; one brother Blake Henry of Greensburg, KY; two sisters Ali Surratt of Campbellsville, KY, and Erika Cummings of Elizabethtown, KY.; one stepbrother: Cameron Lasley, and one stepsister: Chene Smith,  plus a host of other relatives and friends.   

Funeral Services for Gavin Keith Thornton will be conducted at 11 AM., Central Time, on Friday, January 19, 2024, at the Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home with Bro. Clifton Sullivan, Rev. Melvin Mills, Rev. Andre’ Calhoun officiating. Visitation will be held from 5 until 8 PM., Central Time, on Thursday, January 18, 2024, and after 7 AM, Central Time, on Friday until time of the service. Burial will follow in the Green County Memory Gardens.

Pallbearers: Bobby Landis, Gannen Durrett, Brandon Berry, Tyron Poynter, Messiah Shively, and Demetrius Hancock

Honorary Pallbearers: Who U Wit Motorcycle Club and the Green County High School Class of 2018     

The family has requested that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to Belle Grove Springs Recovery Center, and these can be made at the funeral home.   

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January 18, 2024

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home
209 West Court Street
Greensburg, KY 42743

January 19, 2024

7:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home
209 West Court Street
Greensburg, KY 42743

Funeral Service
January 19, 2024

11:00 AM
Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home
209 West Court Street
Greensburg, KY 42743


Green County Memory Gardens
4697 Hodgenville Road
Summersville, KY 42743


Belle Grove Springs Recovery Center c/o Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home
209 W Court Street, Greensburg, KY KY 42743


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