George K. Thornhill, 90, of Rossburg, passed away Saturday afternoon, January 3, 2009 at the emergency room of Wayne Hospital in Greenville. He was born in Rossburg, son of the late Harold and Nora (Gunkle) Thornhill. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a son, George W. Thornhill; sister, Iola Mohr; and two brothers, Nelson and Colonel Paul Thornhill. A veteran of the US Army, George had served in the European Theater during WWII. A farmer, he had worked at Lambert's in Ansonia, New Idea in Coldwater, Smith Chevrolet in Rossburg and Aero Products. An avid fisherman, he was a member of the Ansonia American Legion and VFW, life member of the NRA, Tri-State Gas Engine & Tractor Association, Darke County Steam Threshers, and a charter member of the Rossburg Fire Department. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Mary (Marker) Thornhill, whom he married June 6, 1942; a daughter, Mary Jane (Dean) Edwards of Ansonia; sons, Larry (Judy) Thornhill, Douglas (Cheryl) Thornhill and Gregory (Roxie) Thornhill all of Rossburg; 14 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Services will be held Wednesday, January 7, at 2 p.m. at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville with the Rev. Sam Hoeflich officiating. Burial with full military honors will follow in the Greenville Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday from 5-8 p.m. The family requests that memorial contributions be given to the Ansonia Rescue, The Rossburg Fire Department, the Daniel D. Thornhill Memorial Fund through Greenville National Bank, the Ansonia American Legion or the Ansonia VFW.