Jack Brian Thatcher of Dublin, Virginia went to heaven on October 30, 2021. He was born on April 1, 1959 in Coshocton, Ohio. Jack was a graduate of Loudonville High School in Ohio where he played football and was president of the FFA. After graduation he served in the U.S. Marine Corp for four years. Jack worked in the trucking industry for thirty years and was especially knowledgeable in decking trucks. He was shop manager at Iron Tiger Logistics. He was passionate about John Deere tractors and seeing people happy. He was known to help the neighborhood pushing snow and mowing lawns. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, and his father Robert Jack Thatcher, all from Ohio and his buddy Gizmo.
Jack is survived by his wife of 18 years, Becky Martin Thatcher; His mother, Carolyn Austin Blair and her husband Don of Decatur, Tennessee
His brothers, Terry Thatcher and his wife Patty of Loudonville, Ohio and Brent Thatcher and his wife Christi of Gambier, Ohio
His daughter Vickie Farrell and son-in-law Jim of Mt. Vernon, Ohio along with his two grandsons Bryce and Dylan Farrell. Many nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.
Step-daughter Erin Hudson and son-in-law Elijah Nester. He was PawPaw to their son Marcus.
Step-son Matthew Hudson and his wife Danielle Waller of Charlottesville, Virginia.
Sister-in-law Melba Coltrane and her daughter Ellen Coltrane Greene. Brother-in-law Robert Martin and his wife Donna of Radford, Virginia. Brother-in-law David Martin and his wife Margaret of Fairlawn, Virginia.
His friend and neighbor Sharon McGuire.
And his furbaby Sheeba.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, November 5, 2021 at the Bower Funeral Home-Chapel, Pulaski Virginia with Pastor Gary Dunford officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:00 until service time. Interment will follow at the Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery, Dublin, Virginia.
To sign Jack’s online guestbook, visit www.bowerfuneralhome.com – In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to the American Cancer Society or The Good Samaritan Hospice.
Bower Funeral Homes, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.