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Wayne "Buddy" Thacker

Born: Thu., Dec. 4, 1947
Died: Fri., Jun. 10, 2016


2:00 PM Mon., Jun. 13, 2016
Location: Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home

Graveside Service

4:00 PM Mon., Jun. 13, 2016
Location: Chestnut Grove Cemetery

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Wayne "Buddy" Thacker age 68 of Evansville, Indiana formerly of Burkesville, Kentucky passed away on Friday, June 10, 2016 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville. Buddy was born on December 04, 1947 in Cumberland County, KY to the late Robert "Bob" and Bessie Riddle Thacker.  He was an U. S. Army Veteran having served in the Vietnam War. He was a recipient of the Purple Heart.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his stepmother, Geneva Thacker, his special friend, Sherry Nation, siblings, Billy Joe Thacker, Aline Riddle, Malba Perkins, Robert Earl Thacker, Willie J. Thacker, and Imogene Thacker.

Survivors Include:
One Daughter- Michelle Clemons of Albany, KY
One Step Daughter- Felicia Wray of Burkesville, KY
Sherry's Daughter- Angie Tucker of Evansville, IN
Two Sisters- Pansy Lee of Burkesville, KY and Sally McKee of Louisville, KY
Two Brothers- David Thacker and Mark Thacker both of Burkesville, KY
Six Grandchildren- Adam Spears, Joanna Henderson, Christina Albertson, Curtis Wray, Jeremy Smith, Johnny Riley, Jr.
Four Great Grandchildren- Zoey Henderson, C.J. Henderson, William Albertson, Edward Riley, Jr.
and a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends

Graveside Service:
Monday, June 13, 2016 at 4:00 P.M. at Chestnut Grove Cemetery in Cumberland County, KY with military honors. Family requests visitation on Monday, June 13, 2016 after 2:00 P.M. at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home in Burkesville.

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Joan (Riddle) Marine
   Posted Sat June 11, 2016
So sorry for your loss. He was a good man.

Dan Jost
   Posted Thu November 03, 2016
I was fortunate to be able to help Wayne with his insurance needs for the past 14 years. He was a great man! Sorry for your loss.