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Leon Thorburn

October 8, 1945 — July 29, 2023

Acworth

 

Leon Wallace Thorburn, 77, of Acworth, Georgia peacefully departed this life Saturday July 29, 2023, after a lengthy stay at WellStar Kennestone Hospital. 

Leon was born in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada to his parents, Arthur and Joan Easton Thorburn. He later met his wife Annette, and once married they moved to Toronto, Canada, where they would build their life and raise their family. In the early 90’s, they began another chapter in life by moving to the Atlanta area of the USA. 

Mr. Thorburn was a computer consultant and was one of three out of 300 people chosen to enter the field many years ago. He was a very intelligent and intellectual man. Leon enjoyed spending with his family, watching his grandchildren grow up, helping others (often putting others before himself), yard work,following politics, and stock trading. Leon was a hard worker and gave 100% in everything he did in life. His work ethic was always above and beyond. He was a Christian man, and instilled those values in his family. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him. 

Survivors include his loving wife Annette Legere Thorburn, children, Rhonda Bulman and Colleen (Lane) Smith; siblings, Pam Cameron (Gus), Daphne Thorburn, Stephanie Lacerte(Charles) ,and Vance Thorburn (Jean); grandchildren Logan (Makenna), Bryson and Brooke Smith, and nieces and nephews also survive. 

Services to honor the life of Mr. Leon Wallace Thorburn will be Thursday August 3, 2023, at 1:00 PM in the chapel. Visitation will be from 11:00 AM till the funeral hour. Interment will follow in the Rolling Hills Memory Gardens.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, August 3, 2023

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Poole Funeral Home & Cremation Services

1970 Eagle Dr, Woodstock, GA 30189

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Funeral Service

Thursday, August 3, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Poole Funeral Home & Cremation Services

1970 Eagle Dr, Woodstock, GA 30189

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Burial

Thursday, August 3, 2023

2:30 - 3:30 pm (Eastern time)

Rolling Hills Memory Gardens

4355 Highway 92, Acworth, GA 30102

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