Robert D. Thatcher
85, Ft. Worth, TX, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. Service will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday in Laurel Land Memorial Chapel , Fort Worth, TX. Interment will be in Laurel Land Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday in Laurel Land Funeral Home. Robert was born May 20, 1927 in Patricksburg, IN, to Clarence and Opal Thatcher. He was a loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He loved working on cars, boating and fishing. He had a heart of gold. Robert was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, three sisters and one grandson. Survivors include loving wife of 63 years, Betty Thatcher; son, Clifford Thatcher and wife, Susan; sons, Leroy T. and Fred A. Thatcher; daughter, Becky Young and husband, Donald; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and numerous other loving family members and friends.