Chris was born on October 6, 1960 in Charleston, SC. He was a graduate from Charleston Southern, formerly the Baptist College at Charleston, with a Bachelor of Arts degree and was an electrician by trade. He was a talented artist; loved the beach and fishing; he had a kind heart and loved his family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Annette Mole Thornton; father, George T. Thornton Sr.; and brothers, George T. Thornton Jr. and Vance E. Thornton.
He will be deeply missed by his sister, Kim A. Futrell and husband Tim; nieces, Christine Futrell and Casey Watson; nephews, T. Lee Futrell Jr. and George Thornton III; sister-in-law, Della Thornton of SC; nieces, Anne Grice and Tara Ivey of NC; and extended family and friends.
A memorial honoring and celebrating Chris’ life will be held at a later date.