Ronald L. Thornton, 69 of Florence passed away on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Florence. Ronnie proudly served in the United States Army. He is survived by his son, James Thornton; sister, Patricia; brother, Darrel; as well as many other family and friends. Visitation will take place on Thursday, May 9, 2019 from 5-8 at Fares J. Radel Funeral Home, 822 York Street, Newport, KY 41071. Funeral Services will take place on Friday, May 10, 2019 at 10am also at the funeral home. Burial with military honors will follow at Floral Hills Memorial Gardens.