Funeral services for Mr. Charles William Thacker, age 83 of Berry, were held Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, at Norwood-Wyatt Chapel Funeral Home at 1 p.m. with Delton Harrison and Tuscon Stovall officiating. Burial will follow at Bethabara Baptist Church Cemetery. Mr. Thacker died Saturday, Oct. 6.
He was a wonderful Christian man that loved the Lord and his family. He loved to sing gospel songs. He worked for ST Bunn’s Construction, then retired later from Fayette County Commission as a foreman and drove a school bus part time. He loved teaching music and directing the choir at Piney Grove Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Sam Thacker and Martie Handley Thacker; and one son-in-law, Rex Kimbrell.
He is survived by his wife, Gaynell Thacker; daughter, Glenda Earnest (Kenneth); granddaughter, Stephanie Ledlow (Junior); two brothers, Thurman Thacker (Syble) and David Thacker (Bonnie); two sisters, Lorene Bircheat (Wayne) and Carol Cook (Terry); and great-granddaughter, Courtney Ledlow.
Pallbearers were Kenneth Earnest, Junior Ledlow, David Thacker, Thurman Thacker, Terry Cook, and Jan Hagashi.
Norwood-Wyatt Chapel Funeral Home directing.
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