Sheldon Scott Thorn, age 56, of Elizabethtown, KY, passed away suddenly on April 20, 2021 from natural causes.
Scott was born on July 12, 1964 to Nigel Thorn and Sharon (Gillespie) Corbin in Elyria, OH, and graduated from Wellington Senior High School in 1982. He was an Eagle Scout and was a proud veteran of the United States Marine Corps.
Scott was well liked by all who knew him. He was known for his generous spirit and was always ready to share his time, talent, and treasures to help anyone in need. He worked in the hospitality industry for over 20 years, most recently at Baymont and Ramada Inn, E-Town, KY.
Scott is preceded in death by his mother, Sharon Lynne (Gillespie) Corbin, brother Michael David Thorn, and sister Michele Hilda (Thorn) Heinsma.
He is survived by his father and step-mother Nigel and Vilma (Kintar) Thorn, of Cedar Rapids, IA, his siblings William Thorn of Sullivan, OH, Tammara (Thorn) (Doyle) Harbaugh, of Akron, OH, Bradford Thorn of Cedar Rapids IA, Kimberly (Thorn) (Justin) Hamilton, Albia, IA, and Kevin Thorn of Cedar Falls, IA, uncle Lester (Darlene) (Graham) Gillespie of Elizabethtown, KY, stepfather William Corbin of Philo, OH, and stepsister Juanita Corbin, of Tampa, FL, and many nieces and nephews.
Military Honors will be held on Monday July 26, 2021 at 1:45 PM at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery located at 10175 Rawiga Road, Seville, OH, 44273. The memorial service following is 6:00 PM at Fellowship Church 44777 State Route 18, Wellington, OH 44090.
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