Elmer G. Thacker

1937 - 2021


Elmer G. Thacker, 83  years of age, and a resident of Lorain, passed away Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at Amherst Manor, following a full and meaningful life.

He was born September 30, 1937 in Pikeville, Kentucky.  Elmer had made his home in Lorain for the last fifty-three years.

He was employed at Ford Motor Company in Lorain for thirty years before retiring.  Elmer cherished his family and will be remembered as a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.

Survivors include his wife of sixty-five years Josie Thacker (nee: Worrix); his children Gene Thacker (Deborah), Donald Thacker, James Thacker, Anthony Thacker all of Elyria, William Thacker (Janet) of Arkansas, Teresa Thacker of Lorain, Pamela Kump (Patrick) of Elyria and Sharon Davila of Amherst; ten grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his granddaughter Angela; eight siblings; and his parents General Lee and Eliza Thacker (nee: Coleman).

A private graveside service will be held at Brookdale Cemetery, Elyria.

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The Ida (Thacker) Justice Family

June 5, 2021 1:12 PM

We are deeply sorry to here of Uncle Elmer’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May God give you peace and comfort during this time.


June 2, 2021 10:59 PM

My condolences and heartfelt prayers for all of you! Lots of childhood memories! Rip Uncle Elmer...... Rita 🙏❤️

Arlene Faye Thacker-Higdon

June 2, 2021 8:02 PM

Prayers going up for all the family , may God give you comfort at the passing of uncle Homer , we love you all . The  Preston Thacker family , much love from Tn .

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