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Vernon Y ThackerNovember 24, 1929 ~ August 20, 2016 (age 86)
Vernon Y. Thacker, 86, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Retired in 1971 as a Senior Master Sargent with 23 A½ years of service, he also fought during the Korea Conflict & Vietnam War.
Graveside service will be held Saturday at 1:00 PM at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, 3888 Hwy 70 West, Princeton, NC. The family will share with friends following the service.
Surviving are two sons; Douglas Thacker and his wife Delores and their children Jessica Thacker and Nichlaus Thacker his wife Katie and their children Henry and Hazel. Also, Jeffery L. Thacker and his wife Rebecca and their children Zachary Thacker and Lindsey T. Thompson her husband Adam and child Aubree.
Mr. Thacker was a native of Durham and was the preceded death by his wife Betty Butler Thacker in (1997) along with his parents, Hettie Tilley Thacker and Bernice Arnold Thacker.
In lieu of flowers, memorial may be made to Kitty Askins Hospice Center, 107 Handley Park Court, Goldsboro, NC 27534