In memory of
James Tyler Thorne
CREWE, Va. - James Tyler Thorne, 72, of Crewe, VA, died Sunday, August 12, 2018 at St. Francis Hospital in Richmond, VA. Born on August 21, 1945 at Petersburg, WV, he was a son of the late John Tyler and Geraldine (Shobe) Thorne. He also was preceded in death by his first wife, Reta Susan (Payne) Thorne on April 8, 1998; a brother, John "Pete" Thorne and two sisters, Dot Agnew and Pauline Ours. Mr. Thorne was retired as a truck driver and served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He also was a member of Nancy Hanks Post # 3518, VFW, Keyser. Surviving are his wife Jamie De'Etta (Arrington) Thorne; a son, John Thorne and wife Pam of Crewe; a sister, Judy Bible of Petersburg, WV; two grandchildren, Thomas and Shawn Dowler and a great-granddaughter, Elora Dowler. Friends may call at the Smith Funeral Home, Keyser Chapel, on Friday, August 17, 2018 from 6-8 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted at the Smith Funeral Home, Keyser Chapel, on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Ed Hall officiating. Interment will be in the Knobley Memorial Gardens, Martin, WV. Military honors will be accorded at the graveside. Condolences and personal reflections to the family may be left after Mr. Thorne's obituary at smithfuneralhomes.net.
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