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Darwin Olan Thacker

02/22/45 - 02/25/13

Funeral services for Mr. Darwin Olan Thacker will be at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 28, 2013 in Peniel Baptist Church, Calcasieu with Reverend Gary Richerson officiating. Interment with military honors will follow in Peniel Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Rush Funeral Home, Oakdale.

Mr. Thacker, 68, of Calcasieu, entered eternal rest on Monday, February 25, 2013 in LSU Health Sciences Center, Shreveport.

Those left to mourn his loss and cherish his memory include his loving wife of forty-one years, Evelyn Hines Thacker of Calcasieu; one son, Olan Thacker and his companion, Anita Thompson of Elmer; one sister, Arlene Sandell of Calcasieu and three grandchildren, Zack Thacker, Tyler Thacker and Cody Thacker, all of Elmer.

Pallbearers honored to serve are Carol Dyess, Tyler Thacker, Gary Sandell, Jason Fails, Kurt Thacker, Joseph Hughes, Zack Thacker and Daniel Welch. Honorary pallbearers will be Larry Gillespie, Charlie Lambright, Jesse Terrell and Lorenzo Castro.

Friends may call at Peniel Baptist Church, Calcasieu on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 from 5:00 p.m. until time of services on Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.

Friends may post online messages of condolence for the Thacker family by visiting


Published in The Town Talk on Feb. 27, 2013
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