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Brian Thacker


On Sunday, July ,16 2017 Brian Thacker husband, son, father, grandfather, brother and friend passed away suddenly at the age of 55 years. He will forever be remember by his family and dearly missed.

He is preceded in death by father Albert Thacker, Father in law David Abrahamson, Brothers Jeff and Mitch Thacker, Brother in law David Abrahamson and Grandmother Marge Beckmen.

Brian is survived by his wife Tina Thacker, Daughter Jessica Thacker (Brandon), mother Shirley Thacker, Brothers Duane (Phyllis) and Greg Thacker (Kathy). Sister in laws Tricia and Terry Abrahamson and Brother in laws Donnie, Mark, Brian and Rusty Abrahamson. Grandchildren Jamison, Arianna and Grayson whom he loved more than anything in the world. Mother in law Linda Scher and step mother in law Chris Abrahamson. Also lots of nieces and nephews, aunt and uncles and cousins and friends whom he loved dearly.

Brian worked at Scioto Downs for over 20 years and loved his job and everyone he worked with. Then he went on to open his own Bar & Grill, Deer Trail. He loved everyone that walked in the door, even when he gave them a hard time, sometimes it meant he loved you even more. Brian loved having a good time, going to the race track to bet on the horses or dogs, loved being with his grandchildren and his daughter, he loved his wife and mother more than anything. And he was always a little bit ornery but that’s why he was loved so much.

A Memorial Service will be held at Porter-Tidd Funeral Home 331 W. Main Street, Mt. Sterling Ohio 43143 on TUESDAY July 25th, 2017 from 5:00-7:00 with a service to follow at 7:00p.m. In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial contribution to the American Heart Association in Brian’s memory.

This article originally appeared on The Pickaway News Journal