James  Thacker

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James Thomas (JT) Thacker, age 75, of Highway 26, Rockholds, Kentucky, departed this life on Thursday, August 8, 2019, at his home. JT was born on December 24, 1943 in Frakes, Kentucky to the late Oakley and Margaret "Opel" (Carpenter) Thacker. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Willie Thacker; and sisters, Geraldine Thacker and Naomi Rains. JT was well respected by his community and for the integrity of his work. He loved spending time outdoors with his family; hunting, fishing and just being outdoors.
He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Judy Sowders Thacker of Rockholds; son, James Robert "Jim" Thacker of Rockholds; four grandchildren, David Smith, Codie Thacker, Desaray Wilson and Joe Thacker; four sisters, Othella Terrell of Georgetown, Ohio, Joann Siler (Ernie) of Williamsburg, Rita Walker (Bim) of Rockholds and Lola Daugherty of London; four brothers, Paul Thacker (Wanda), Gary Thacker (Susan), Eddie Tacker and Glen Thacker, all of Rockholds; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other family and friends to mourn his passing.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. until the funeral hour on Sunday, August 11, 2019 at Croley Funeral Home.
The funeral service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, August 11, 2019 at the Croley Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jimmy Logan and the Rev. Charlie Walker officiating. Following the service he will be laid to rest in the Thacker Family Cemetery.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.croleyfh.com.
Croley Funeral Home of Williamsburg is in charge of all arrangements, Jerry W. Croley and J. Andrew Croley, directors.
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Published on August 10, 2019
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