Richard Lee Thornsberry "R.L." Sr. Richard Lee "R.L." Thornsberry, Sr.
BOSSIER CITY, LA - Services celebrating the life of Richard Lee Thornsberry, Sr. will be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, October 8, 2009, at Rose-Neath Marshall Street Chapel. Officiating will be Mr. Jeff Luce. Interment will follow in Forest Park West Cemetery, Meriwether Road.
Visitation will be 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Wednesday evening at the funeral home.
R.L. was born July 31, 1918 and passed away Monday, October 5, 2009 at Christus Schumpert Highland Hospital. He served his country proudly in the U.S. Air Force. R.L. was a loving father and friend and will be greatly missed. His "dancing buddies" will remember R.L. as one who enjoyed life to its fullest.
His wife, Ella Mae Thornsberry, preceded R.L. in death. Survivors are his son, Richard L. Thornsberry, Jr. and wife, Shanda of Bossier City, LA; daughter, Glenda Goddard; Mac McConnell; and great granddaughter, Jessica Goddard all of Houston, TX. Rose-Neath Funeral Home Marshall St. Chapel - 222-0348