Visitation and funeral information for MSU Spartan fan Dallas Thornton


If you haven’t yet read the story of Dallas Thornton, click here to do so.


Dallas’ family would like to invite friends and family and fellow Spartans to honor Dallas by wearing Spartan gear to the visitation Thursday night, December 19th from 5-8pm at the Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, located at 205 East Middle Street, Williamston, MI 48895 (517-655-2158 | MAP).

For those unable to make it in person, the family is asking that, in lieu of flowers, donations be made in Dallas’ name to Ele’s Place, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization which provides peer support group programs at no cost for children and families coping with the death or life threatening illness of a family member or friend. Click here to donate online. Be sure to include Dallas’ name in the memorial box near the bottom.

Other visitation times for friends and family are Friday from 2-4pm and 6-8pm. The funeral is 10:30am on Saturday, December 21 at St. Mary Catholic Church at 157 High Street, Williamston, MI 48895 (Map It).


Coach Dallas Thornton


Coach Thornton with his team


Dallas Thornton


All photo credits to: John Richardson

  • Jason Switzer

    This guys story brought me to tears. I’ll be on hand to watch the Spartans play the Catdinal today, but I’d have given my seat to Dallas if I could. I hope our guys win one for Dallas today. RIP, buddy.