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Herbert R. Thacker

October 27, 1938 ~ September 25, 2019 (age 80)


Herbert R. Thacker, 80 of Ashville, OH passed away on Wed. Sept. 25, 2019 at Riverside Hospital in Columbus.  Herbert was born on Oct. 27, 1938 to the late Thomas and Lula Thacker in Pikeville, KY.  Herbert graduated from Hellier High School in Pikeville and worked for Columbus City Schools in Maintenance. Herbert had attended 1st Baptist Church in Ashville.

Besides his parents he was also preceded in death by wife Beverly Ann (Gerrard) Thacker in 2001, sister Phyllis Syck, brothers Robert and Marvin.

Surviving Herbert are sons John (Pamala) Thacker of Granville, Michael (Angela) Thacker of Salem, IN, Joey (Carmella) Thacker of Frazeysburg, Gary (Chris) Thacker of Newark, and Scott Thacker of Ashville; special life partner Martha “Marty” Adams of Groveport; grandchildren Amanda (Clay) Thompson, Melissa (Adam) Drummond, Bethany (Eric) Kerr, J.T.(Meghan) Thacker, Sarah, Taylor, Michael and Holly Thacker, Jonathan, Heaven and Kaden Thacker, Ceara and Hayden Thacker, Bradon and Corbin Thacker; great grandchildren Colton, Natalie, Rowan and Eli; brother Larry (Janet) Thacker of Whitehouse, TN; sister Edith Jewell Rowe (husband “GG” deceased) of Clayton, NC; brother-in-law Joe Syck of Mt. Gilead; numerous nieces and nephews; special friends Linda and Dave Renick, Ira Muncy, Janet and Randy Kuhn; many other close friends.                        

Visitation will be from 3-5 p.m. on Sun. Sept. 29th with Funeral Service at 11:00 a.m. on Mon. Sept. 30th at Oliver-Cheek Funeral Home, 420 W. Main St. Ashville 43103 with Rev. Randy Kuhn officiating.  Interment will follow at Harrison Township Cemetery in South Bloomfield.  In lieu of flowers donations may be made to:  American Cancer Society, Central Office-PWAY, 5555 Frantz Rd. Dublin, OH 43017.  Online condolences at 

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September 29, 2019

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Oliver-Cheek Funeral Home
420 Main St. W
Ashville, OH 43103

Funeral Service
September 30, 2019

11:00 AM
Oliver-Cheek Funeral Home
420 Main St. W
Ashville, OH 43103

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