Ralph E. "Junior" Thacker
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MARION: Ralph E. "Junior" Thacker, age 44, of Marion passed away on Friday, July 5, 2013, at 6:47 p.m. in his residence.
He was born in Marion, Ohio on October 15, 1968 to Ralph E. and Nancy (Foust) Thacker Sr.
His father & step mother; Becky Thacker survive in Marion and his mother preceded him in death.
Ralph married the former Tammy L. Edler on May 11, 1987 in Marion and she survives along with a daughter, Brandi (Jason) Murrell of Marion; a brother, Ronnie E. Williams of Marion; and three grandchildren, Jason Murrell Jr., Macaden Murrell, & Blaze Murrell.
Ralph loved to hunt, go fishing, and spending time traveling long distances to flee markets. His first love however was spending time with his grandkids. He worked as a forklift operator for 16 years with Drypers/American Hygene Products and was owner/operator of M.G.&T. Flee Market which his father assisted him with.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, July 12, 2013, at 1:00 p.m. in the Boyd-Born Funeral Home with burial to follow in Chapel Heights Memory Gardens. Pastor Dwight Hord will officate. No calling hours will be observed however friends are invited to the Thacker home following the service.
Contributions may be made to the Thacker family. On line condolences may be sent to: www.boydbornfuneralhome.com
Published in the Marion Star on July 9, 2013