Jerome Thornberry

Jerome A. "Jerry" Thornberry

Thursday, November 3rd, 1949 - Sunday, June 28th, 2020
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Jerome "Jerry" A. Thornberry, Jr., 70, of Louisville, passed away June 28, 2020 at Baptist East Hospital.
He was born November 3, 1949 in Louisville to Jerome and Imelda Thornberry. He was a 1967 graduate of St. Xavier High School and 1971 graduate of Bellarmine University.
He worked for the state of Kentucky as an auditor for 27 years. He loved traveling, sailing, trains and Corvettes. Also, Craft Beer and fine Spirits. He was a member of Veritas- Bellarmine University and the Big Brother program.
He is survived by his brothers, John, James (Lorie); sister Jeannie Brown (David); 5 nieces and nephews, 3 great nieces and nephews, and 3 great great nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be 1:00-5:00 p.m, Sunday, July 5, 2020 at Highlands Funeral Home, 3331 Taylorsville Road, Louisville, KY 40205.
Per current Covid-19 guidelines, visitation is limited to 100 people.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Cancer Society.
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  • Visitation

    Sunday, July 5th, 2020 | 1:00pm - 5:00pm
    Sunday, July 5th, 2020 1:00pm - 5:00pm
    Highlands Family-Owned Funeral Home
    3331 Taylorsville Rd.
    LOUISVILLE, KY 40205
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Calvary Cemetery
    1600 Newburg Rd.
    LOUISVILLE, KY 40205
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Debbie & Bob Redmond

Posted at 07:19pm
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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Michael Chesher

Posted at 06:33pm
I will always remember Jerry. Even though he was 5 years older than John and I-when we were kids he was always kind and cheerful. He was a role model
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