Thornton, William M.
William M. (Bill) Thornton, age 84, of Blacksburg passed away, Saturday, May 20, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother. Bill was a 1956 graduate of Virginia Tech and loved that college. He owned and operated Techmen Reality and Appraisal Company from 1972-1990 when he retired. He also loved to hunt and fish. He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Rita, twin daughters, Sandy and Suzy, grandson, Stephen, granddaughter, Holly, great-grandson, Sam. In honor of Bill’s wishes there will be no funeral services. The family will receive friends from 5-7:00 pm Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at their home. Arrangements by McCoy Funeral Home, Blacksburg.