Clifford Leon Thacker died April 15, 2015 at the age of 72. He was born June 23, 1942 in Blytheville, Ark., to parents Rev. C.L. and Faye Thacker.
Mr. Thacker was a Mountain Area resident for 28 years, where he owned and operated a mortgage brokerage and was active in various church ministries. He loved Sprint cars.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister Dorothy Faye Hough, and his daughters Nannette Thacker and Melissa Perry.
Mr. Thacker is survived by his wife Sherry, of Coarsegold; his stepchildren Liz Kuykendall and spouse Brian of Coarsegold, Heather Foster and spouse Cody of Coarsegold, April Partin and spouse Todd of Coarsegold, Celeste Penrose and Jonathan of Clovis, Jay Obernolte and spouse Heather of Big Bear; , sister Shirley Shepherd, brothers David and Danny, and 19 grandchildren
A memorial service will be held 2 p.m., May 9, at the Yosemite Lakes Community Church in Coarsegold.