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Brandon Jay Thornton

April 21, 1982 ~ January 20, 2024 (age 41) 41 Years Old

Brandon Thornton Obituary

Brandon Jay Thornton, 41, passed away on January 20, 2024. He was born on April 21st, 1982, in Las Vegas, NV to Clifford Franklin Thornton and Tracey Lynn Whitney.

He was raised in Las Vegas until 1991, when his family moved to Overton, NV. From the time Brandon could walk he preferred to be on two wheels. He started riding on power wheels and eventually found out it was way more fun to just ride on the back wheel. He grew up motocross racing and winning many championship races including the World Mini in 1995.

Brandon graduated from Moapa Valley High School in 2000 and began working for Las Vegas Paving in 2004, working his way up to Operator.

Brandon married his high school sweetheart Jennifer in 2005. They started a family and welcomed Bailey Renae in 2007 followed with Bubba Lane in 2009. His kids were everything to him.

Thanks to his dad, he inherited his love of boats. Brandon’s happy place was on the water.

When he wasn’t on one wheel, speeding across the water, or hanging out with his kids he was always lending a hand to anyone in need.

Brandon is survived by his wife Jennifer; his children, Bailey and Bubba; his mother, Tracey; his brother, Aaron (Stephanie) Thornton; his sister, Ashley (Gabe) Torres, and niece and nephew, Austin and Sawyer.

He is preceded in death by his father, Clifford Thornton; his cousin, Breanna Whitney; his grandparents, Ben and Verna Thornton, and George and Shirley Whitney.

Viewing services will be held on Saturday, January 27, 2024, 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Hinckley Chapel, 1505 Hinckley Ave, Logandale, NV, followed by a Funeral service at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at the Pioneer Hill Memorial Cemetery in Overton, NV. The family invites you to leave a message or memory in their Guest at

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January 27, 2024

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Hinckley Chapel
1505 Hinckley Avenue
Logandale, NV 89021

Funeral Service
January 27, 2024

11:00 AM
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Hinckley Chapel
1505 Hinckley Avenue
Logandale, NV 89021

Interment following funeral service
January 27, 2024

Pioneer Hill Memorial Cemetery


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