Originally created 07/23/98

Mr. Hugh Thackston



BEECH ISLAND -- Mr. Hugh Wilson Thackston, 80, of 49 Riverbend Drive, died Tuesday, July 21, 1998, at Pepperhill Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, Aiken.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Hillcrest Memorial Park.

Mr. Thackston, a native of Farmville, Va., had retired from the U.S. Army and served in World War II and the Korean War. He was Methodist.

Survivors include his wife, Mattie Lewis Thackston; one step-son, Sherrill Caldwell, LaGrange, Ga.; one stepdaughter, Joyce Plunkett, Augusta; one brother, James Henry Thackston, Kenbridge, Va.; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be members of the U.S. Army Honors Detail.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Hatcher Funeral Home, Langley.



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