Print this page


Place of Birth:
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Place of Death:
Sand Springs, Oklahoma
View Map - Get Directions

Patrick Eugene Thornbrugh

Patrick Eugene Thornbrugh was born July 7, 1926, in Tulsa, Oklahoma to Lewis Thornbrugh and Gladys Hall. Pat was raised in Tulsa, he attended Central High School and Oklahoma School of Accounting. In 1943, Pat joined the United States Marine Corps and was a World War II and Korea veteran. On November 16, 1946, he married Joy Meade.

His occupation as an oil and gas accountant gave him and his family opportunity to travel. Besides traveling extensively in Europe, they lived in Tripoli, Libya, Mersin, Turkey and London England. In 1965 he brought his family back to Oklahoma.

Pat passed away at his home in Sand Springs on August 6, 2016. He is survived by his wife Joy; two daughters; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held 10:00 a.m., Saturday, September 3, 2016 at Olivet Baptist Church in Sand Springs.

In Lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to the College of the Ozarks, 1 Industrial Place, Point Lookout, Missouri 65726

Service Information

Time: 3-Sep-2016 10:00 a.m.
Location: Olivet Baptist Church
Address: Tulsa, Oklahoma


Fred Mullinax
So sorry to hear of Mr. Thornbrugh's passing. I coordinated the patriotic education program at the College of the Ozarks until my retirement this past July. Mr. Thornbrugh was a gentleman and a patriot. It was an honor to know him. Please accept our deepest condolences.
Bob Huntsinger
Pat is my Great Uncle. Great in many ways. I have always looked up to him and will miss him. I pray that Joy, Pam, Janice and the rest of our family will be comforted knowing he's WON the Heavenly prize.