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Roy Lee Thornhill

September 29, 1955 - May 7, 2018


Roy Lee Thornhill was born in Hermiston, Oregon September 29, 1955 and passed away May 7, 2018 after an unexpected heart attack.

Roy received his G.E.D. and worked many odd jobs throughout his life. Most notably, Roy was a volunteer firefighter with the Hermiston Fire Department. Roy loved to paint, and take pictures. He was known for the love and pride he felt for his children.

Roy Lee is survived by his mother Sharon Hickey-Waters, Step-Father Ronald Waters, sister Sunan Waters-Sutton, and three children Shawn Thornhill, Amanda Thornhill, and Natasha Hodges-Chapman. He was a grandfather to Nadia and Atlas Chapman. He is preceded in death by his sister Treena Waters-Collins, and father Leroy Thornhill.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 1pm on June 16, 2018 at Salem First Presbyterian Church 770 Chemeketa St NE, Salem, OR 97301 in the downstairs worship center.

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