Mr. Bernard Milton Throckmorton of 6017 James D. Hagood Hwy., Scottsburg, passed away on Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, at the age of 79.

He was born in Halifax County on May 12, 1940 to the late John Jefferson and Sarah Fallen Throckmorton.

Mr. Throckmorton is survived by his wife, Dorothy, and their three children, Bernard O. “Bo” Throckmorton (Casey), Edna D. Sequist (Corey) and Linda “Wendy” Eggleston.

Also surviving are three grandchildren, Samantha D. Throckmorton, Chelsey N. Throckmorton and Nicholas T. Throckmorton; two great-granddaughters, Peyton E. Frances and Riley G. Conner; three brothers, John L. Throckmorton, Alvin D. Throckmorton (Frances) and Harold H. Throckmorton (Judy); three sisters, Sylvia T. Waller (Jimmy), Linda T. Morris (Wayne) and Brenda T. Carnes (Russ).

For memorials consider a charity of choice.

A celebration of Mr. Throckmorton’s life will be held at a later date.