Mr. James L. “Jimmy” Thacker age 61 of LaFollette passed away Monday, April 4, 2011 at St. Mary’s Medical Center of Campbell County. He was a truck driver, a member of Coolidge First Baptist Church, and was an avid outdoorsman. He was preceded in death by his father, J.L. Thacker.
Survivors: Wife, Mrs. Sandra Thacker of LaFollette; Son, James Thacker III of LaFollette; Daughter, Carol Key and husband Jason, of LaFollette, and Angie Kirkland and husband Mike, of Knoxville; Grandchildren, Laura Key and Nathan Key, both of LaFollette, and Taylor Kirkland of Knoxville; Mother, Kleta Thacker of Prescott, AZ; Sister, Debra Thacker, of Prescott, AZ. Several other relatives and friends.
Funeral Services Wednesday 8 P.M. at Coolidge First Baptist Church with Rev. Lynn Ray officiating. Family and friends will meet Thursday 10 A.M. at Bakers Forge Cemetery for graveside services and interment. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 P.M. Wednesday before services at the church. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to: American Heart Association, P.O. Box 672648, Marietta, GA 30006. Online condolences for Mr. Thacker may be made at www.waltersfuneralhome.net. Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mr. James L. “Jimmy” Thacker.