Donald Clifford Thacker, age 87, of Rasnick Bottom, Elkhorn City, died Monday, June 3, 2019 at Landmark Nursing Home of Elkhorn City.
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He was born in Pike County, August 29th, 1931 the son of the late Harrison & Bertha McGuire Thacker Coleman.
Donald was a member of the Greasy Creek Old Regular Baptist Church for 52 years and a retired coal miner.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters Evadean Thacker and Sylvia Prater and four brothers Ralph Thacker, Paul Arnold Thacker, Danny Estil Thacker, and Kenneth Thacker.
Donald is survived by his wife of 62 years Shirley R. Thacker, two daughters Donna (Doug) Honeycutt and Tonja (Todd) Maynard both of Lexington, Ky and two special granddaughters Maggie and Lindsey Maynard; one brother Jimmy Thacker of Morehead, KY; one sister Betty Lou Meade of Goshen, Indiana.
The family will accept friends at the Thacker Funeral Home, Wednesday June 5th, with services at 7p.m. with Greasy Creek Old Regular Baptist ministers officiating.
Funeral services will be held at 11a.m. Friday, June 7th, at The Thacker Memorial Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Annie E. Young Cemetery, Shelbiana, Ky. Arrangements are under the direction of Thacker Memorial Funeral Home.