Nyle Kay Thornley
passed away on September 25th 2018 in his home, in Boise, Idaho of natural
Nyle was born on March
20th, 1955 in Power County Idaho at Harms Memorial Hospital to Newell Kendell
Thornley and Anna Mary (Wraspir) Thornley. Nyle was the youngest of 5 children.
He lived in Aberdeen Idaho all thru school and graduated from Aberdeen High
School Class of 1973. He was a man of many talents from driving 18 wheeler's
hauling harvest, working on tractors and other big equipment, and he was known
by many for his ability as a mechanic for automobiles which he learned from his
father and brothers. Nyle worked as a mechanic for over 45 years and also was a
clock repairman for a number of years. He took early retirement the spring of
2017 and spent his days with his loyal companion of 8 years, Tinkerbell. Nyle
was with his first wife RaeAnn (Hardister) Thornley for 14 years and they
shared 3 children, Jason S. Mango-Pocatello,ID, Hilary D Thornley and Krystal L
Thornley of Boise, ID. Nyle remarried years later and was a proud step father
to Otto Paris, Reuben Paris, Eli Paris ans Katie Paris. He also was known as
Papa Nyle to his grandchildren, Shay Leigh Fergison, Sean G Newsom, Madison L
Newsom, Jessica Pena, Andrea Bird, Zoey Paris and Axel Short. Nyle had very
special places in his heart for all of them as well as his daughter-in-law,
Katie Mango and his 2 son-in-laws, Donovan Sallee and Ryan Kellogg. He is also
survived by 2 older siblings Patty Clements and her husband Arlen Clements and
his brother Robert Thornley and his wife Sally Thornley as well as his
sister-in-law Christine Thornley. He has many nephews and nieces as well as
great nephews and nieces and even some great great nephews and nieces who he
loved all very dearly.
Nyle was preceded in
death by his mother and father, Newell and Anna Thornley, his 2 older brothers
Michael Thornley and William Thornley and a sister-in-law, Mary Lou Thornley
and 1 brother-in-law, Gilbert Vasquez who we know were there to welcome him
home with loving arms along with many friends and other relatives.
There will be a burial
of his remains in the Sping of 2019 in Aberdeen, Idaho.
He was a great man and
is missed by many and was loved by what seems to be thousands.