Clark Edward Thacker, 80, of Renick, WV, passed away Thursday, August 17, 2017, at his home as a result of an accident.
Clark was born in Scott Depot, WV, on June 7, 1937, son of Joseph Alvon Thacker and Ethel Moore Thacker Donegan.
Clark was retired from the Pipefitter’s Local 625 of Charleston, WV, and was also a farmer.
Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Fonda Jayne Leighton Thacker; longtime stepfather, Joe Donegan; brother, Bill Thacker; and sons-in-law, Robert Dahmer, C.W. Brown, and Dennis Rudd.
Clark is survived by his children, Lisa Dahmer, Leann Rudd, Amy Brown (Greg Pence), Marty Thacker (Cindy), and Janey Miller (Greg); 12 grandchildren, Dawne Tincher (Howard), Robin Haynes (Adam), Megan Judy (Craig), Amanda Rider (Alan), Aaron Rudd (Lisa), Brooklyn Cooke (Stan), Jordan Brown (Ashley), Joseph Thacker Jr., Kristen Glasser (Norman), Gentry Miller, Hollard Miller, and Peyton Miller; 14 great-grandchildren; sister, Loretta Craddock; sister-in-law, Audrey Thacker; and special companion, Christena Lake of St. Albans, WV.
Funeral services will be conducted at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg, WV, on Sunday, August 20, 2017, at 2 PM with Pastor Ron Miller officiating. Burial will follow at Morningside Cemetery in Renick.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
A visitation will be held from 1 PM until time of the service at the funeral homein Lewisburg.
Online condolences may be made by visiting www.WallaceandWallaceFH.com.
Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Obituary originally published in the August 18, 2017 edition of The West Virginia Daily News.