Originally created 01/18/01

Mr. Coke Thacker Jr.



MODOC, S.C. - Mr. Coke C. Thacker Jr., 65, died Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2001, at Medical College of Georgia Hospital, Augusta.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Rivers Funeral Home, Aiken, with the Revs. Bubba Schaffer and Ronnie Duncan officiating. Burial will be in Aiken Memorial Gardens, Aiken.

Mr. Thacker, a native of St. Matthews, was a foreman at Austin Industrial Farmacia, Augusta.

Survivors include his wife, Betty Lambert Thacker; four sons, Coke C. Thacker III and Jimmy Thacker, both of Aiken, and David Thacker and Shay Thacker, both of Modoc; a daughter, Laurie Pierson, Aiken; two sisters, Annelle Wilkinson, Columbia, and Winifred Jefferson, Wilson, N.C.; and six grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Gary Boatwright, Jerry Paschal, Chris Kaney, Travis Ryan, Luke Allison and James Hankinson.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of Crew 30 at Austin Industrial Farmacia.

Friends may call at 1530 Powder House Road.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

The Augusta Chronicle Jan. 18, 2001