Posted July 01, 2014, at 6:04 p.m.

BANGOR – William C. Thornton, 60, passed away Monday, June 30, 2014 at a local hospital. Friends may call 5-7 p.m. Thursday July 3, 2014 at the Brewer Chapel of Brookings-Smith 58 South Main St. Brewer. A graveside service will be conducted 1 p.m. Eastern Standard Time or 2 p.m. Atlantic Time, July 6, 2014 at Fair Haven Cemetery, Deer Island N.B. Canada, with the Rev. Geoffrey Conley officiating. Those who wish may make gifts in William’s memory to The Maine Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 170 U.S. Route 1 Suite 200, Falmouth, ME 04105. A complete obituary will be published in Thursday’s edition of the Bangor Daily News. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.BrookingsSmith.com