Thomas Wayne Bachner

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Thomas Wayne Bachner, 73, of Supply, formerly of Mooresville, passed away on Monday, March 4, 2019.
He was born Dec. 7, 1945, in Mooresville to Otto B. Bachner and the late Cora Mae Newton Bachner. Tom proudly served in the U.S. Air Force. He worked at Fort Bragg for 20 years in civil service. Tom was a member of Moose Lodge #253 in Shallotte. He was a member of Laura Memorial Church of God in Mooresville. Tom loved the beach, hunting, fishing, and especially deep sea fishing. He was a professional fisherman for 20 years and a member of the Bass Anglers of America, where he was named the 1985 U.S. Champion.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Alice Bachner.
In addition to his father, he is survived by his son, Tim Bachner (Misty); grandchildren, Dalton Yates (Tayllor Raymond), Takoda Yates (fiancée, Ava Boroch), Charity Yates, and Matthew Bachner; and daughter, Shellie Bachner.
Visitation for family and friends will be on Wednesday, March 6, 6 to 7 p.m. at Cavin-Cook Funeral Home. Services will be held Thursday, March 7 at 1 p.m. at Laura Memorial Church of God with the Rev. Frank Smith officiating. The body will lie in state 30 minutes prior to the service. Burial with full military honors will follow the service in Glenwood Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice & Palliative Care of Lake Norman, 705 Griffith St., Suite 203, Davidson, NC 28036.
The family would like to give special thanks to Southern Oncology and Hospice & Palliative Care of Lake Norman for their loving care.
Cavin-Cook Funeral Home & Crematory, Mooresville, is serving the Bachner family. Condolences may be sent to the family at

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Published in The Brunswick Beacon on Mar. 7, 2019
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