Herbert Lee Thacker, age 75, of Newport, passed away Thursday, March 14, 2019.
He was retired from the U.S. Air Force after 25 years of service, and the U.S. Post Office of Newport after 13 years of service.
He was a member of Cave Hill Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents R. V. and Ethel Thacker.
Survivors include his wife of twenty-five years Sandra Thacker; daughter Christel Elsea; sons Christopher Thacker and Chad Thacker; daughter Teshia Thornton; grandchildren Taylor Thornton, Joshua Elsea, Noah Elsea, Kynlee Thacker, Kipton Thacker, Kristopher Thacker, Karsynn Thacker; great-grandbaby Brexley Thornton; brothers James Thacker and Denver Thacker; sister Grace Van Nostrand.
The family will receive friends 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., Monday, March 18, 2019, at Resthaven Memorial Gardens Chapel with funeral service to follow at 2:00 p.m. Military Honors will be provided by Morristown D.A.V.
Resthaven Memorial Gardens in charge of arrangements.