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March 7, 2022

Thornton O. Shinault, 81, of 204 Paynes Grade, died, Monday March 7, 2022, at his residence. Mr. Shinault was born August 13, 1940, in Bath County, a son of the late Theral O. and Maxine McElwee Shinault. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother Charles Shinault. He was a graduate of the class of 1958 from Covington High School and an assistant manager for the Kroger Corporation in Covington and Clifton Forge for 39 years. He was a member of Mallow Presbyterian Church. Thornton was a member of the NRA and the McLaughlin Hunt Club. He enjoyed NASCAR and was a ford fan all the way, he enjoyed the outdoors, gardening, and working on his vehicles. He was a loving family man. Surviving are his wife of 58 years Peggy Powell Shinault, a daughter Jennifer Lee and husband Paul, a son Ricky Shinault and wife Angie all of Covington, a grandson Cory Shinault of Orlando, FL, his beloved cat Sam, and a number of nieces, nephews, and his extended Shinault and Powell Family. A funeral service will be held on Thursday March 10, 2022, at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of Arritt Funeral Home with the Rev. Gary Marshall officiating. The interment will follow in Alleghany Memorial Park. The family will receive their friends one hour prior to the service on Thursday at Arritt Funeral Home. The family suggests memorial donations in Mr. Shinault's name be made to Mallow Presbyterian Church at 2004 Mallow Rd. Covington, VA 24426 or the Mountain Regional Hospice at P.O. Box 637, Clifton Forge, VA. 24422. The funeral arrangements are being handled by Arritt Funeral Home. Cemetery Information Thursday, March 10, 2022 Alleghany Memorial Park 7008 Winterberry Ave. Covington,VA - 24426 Service Thursday, March 10, 2022 12:33 AM Arritt Funeral Home Chapel 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426 Visition Thursday, March 10, 2022 12:33 AM - 12:33 AM Arritt Funeral Home Chapel 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426
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