Buford Thacker, age 83, passed from this life, Wednesday, March 10, 2021. Buford was born to the late Grant and Alice Thacker, March 4, 1938, in Pikeville, KY.
Besides both parents, Buford is preceded in death by his wife, Juanita Thacker; daughters, Sharon Robinson, Dottie Thacker, and Pamela Adams; sisters, Judy Meadows, Geneva Diles, and Louellen Adkins; brother, James Plenny Thacker.
Buford is survived by his children, Wilma Mullins and her husband, Larry, and Michael Robinson; companion, Virgie Bentley; grandchildren, Janet Bentley, Michelle Meadows, Linda Maynard, Jennifer Robinson, Crystal Sword, Jamie Thacker, Sabrina Adams, and Nick Robinson; and eleven great grandchildren.
Buford was a loving father, grandfather, great grandfather, and friend. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
The family will accept friends at Thacker Memorial Funeral Home, Friday, March 12, 2021, from 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM with nightly services at 7:00 PM. Funeral services will be Saturday, March 13, 2021, at 1:00 PM with burial at Annie E. Young Cemetery in Pikeville, KY. Pastor Junior Mullins, of Calvary Freewill Baptist Church, will officiate all services for Buford.
Arrangements are entrusted to Thacker Memorial Inc.