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Stewart Thacker, 81
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Stewart Thacker, 81, of Rock Island (formerly of Covington, Ohio) died Monday, July 31, at his home.He was born April 26, 1936 in Floyd County, Ky., to the late Willie and Mamie Sheperd Thacker. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Dimple Hawkins Thacker of Rock Island; daughter Susan (John) Hartley of Troy, Ohio, son Greg (Patricia) Thacker of Rock Island, two foster children, David (Kathy) Brown of Yankton, S.D., and Karen (the late John) Brown Schneider of Spokane, Wash., grandchildren, Mandy (David) Lack of Rock Island, Maria (Fernando) Rodriguez of Whittier, Calf., Laura (Daniel) Willis of Worthington, Ohio, Carolyn (Ricky) Kailiponi of Rexburg, Idaho, and Stewart (Jessie) Thacker of Nashville, Tenn.; nine great-grandchildren, Victoria Shown and Olivia and Lydia Lack; Liam, Levi, and Kenai Kailiponi; Maylin McDaniel; Nicholas Willis; and Mateo Rodgriguez. He is also survived by foster grandchildren, Jackie (Dan) Cook, Jessica (Brandon) Grimmett, John and Jacob Schneider all of Spokane, Wash., and David and Michael Brown of Yankton, S.D., and three foster great-grandchildren, Lucy, Calvin, and Olive Cook.