Albert Cortez “Corky” Thornton III; age 32, passed away, May, 20, 2020. Corky was born January 7, 1988 and is survived by his Mother, Allison Rowe, his grandparents; Evelyn Thornton and Everett Crowell, his siblings; Shelby Faas (Roy), Shannan Keith (Jesse), Tristen Haines (Bobby), Zachary Thornton, Victoria Tapley and Charlie Rowe; as well as countless Aunts, Uncles, cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Albert Cortez Thornton, Jr.
Growing up, Corky had a talent for fishing and making others laugh. He enjoyed baseball and was an unwavering FSU Football Fan. During his adult life he struggled with addiction, which ultimately took his life. His loved ones hoped every day of his life that he would recover and make a life for himself. No family should ever have to endure this tragedy. It you are struggling with addiction, please contact the Florida Drug Addiction Helpline at (855)-982-2401.
Graveside services will be held, Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 11:30AM in Jacksonville Memory Gardens, 111 Blanding Blvd., Orange Park, FL 32073. The family will receive friends at Fraser Funeral Home, 8168 Normandy Blvd., Jacksonville, Fl 32221 on Friday, May 29, 2020 from 6:00 – 8:00pm. Visitation Details Fraser Funeral Home 8168 Normandy Blvd. Jacksonville, FL 32221
Friday, May 29, 2020 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Service Details Jacksonville Memory Gardens Cemetery 111 Blanding Blvd. Orange Park, FL 32073
Saturday, May 30, 2020 11:30 AM