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Howard Keith Thacker, 55, Caney Valley Loop, went to be
with the Lord unexpectedly on Thursday, September 10,
2009, at his residence.
He was a lifelong resident of Caney Valley, TN. Howard
retired from Quebecor World Printing. He was a faithful
member of Stoney Gap Missionary Baptist Church. Mr.
Thacker was an avid farmer and loved to spend time with
his family. He was a loving husband, dad, Pa and brother.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Mitchell and Edna
Ramey Thacker; a special niece, Glenda Sue Thacker; his
mother-in-law and father-in-law, Pearl and Frank Bledsoe;
along with several aunts and uncles.
Howard Thacker is survived by his loving wife of 36 years,
Pam Thacker; a daughter, Joni Toler and husband Jacke; his
sons, Mike Thacker and wife Chasity, Jerry Thacker, and
Matthew Thacker and wife Becky; his grandchildren, Tristan
Toler, Mason Thacker, Tearstin Thacker, Andrew Winegar,
Edna Winegar along with an unborn grandchild; sisters,
Judy Winegar and husband Dean, Barbra Ann Catron, and
Armenda Wysor; brothers, Merlin Thacker and wife Lynn, and
Ron Thacker and wife Sharon; several nieces and nephews;
and several special friends.
Calling hours will begin at 5 p.m., on Sunday, September
13, 2009, at Carter-Trent Funeral Home of Church Hill, TN,
or friends may also call anytime at the residence.
A funeral service will be conducted on Monday, September
14, 2009, at 1 p.m., in the funeral home chapel with Rev.
Jerry Scalf, Rev. Alonzo Collins, and Rev. Mark Holder
officiating. Music will be provided by Mark and Wilma
Holder and Debbie Thacker.
A graveside service will follow the funeral on Monday,
September 14, 2009, at Thacker Family Cemetery with Jeff
Christian, Michael Bradshaw, David Crabtree, Mark
Christian, Jacke Toler, and Dean Winegar serving as
pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Tristan Toler,
Mark Holder, Andy Winegar, Mason Thacker, Nathaniel Holder,
D. J. Winegar, and Conner McDavid.
Carter-Trent Funeral Home of Church Hill, TN,