Bill’s Drive-In in 1999 before it closed. The property was sold to become a Wendy’s. At left is Ray’s Service.

Remembering Bill’s Drive-In

Gone since 1999, but still in the minds of many forever

Bill Thornton daubs a foot-long with chili.

I was asked last night if I have a photo of Bill Thornton, the last owner of Bill’s Drive-In, for his obituary

The photos here are what I found in an envelope of negatives from the summer of 1999. The Sentinel did a story then about the pending demise of the popular restaurant.

Robbie Clute and his son, Ryan.