Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

September 3, 2013

Harry Raymond Thackery Jr., 81

April 9, 1932 – August 29, 2013

Greensburg Daily News

Greensburg — Harry Raymond Thackery Jr., 81, passed away on August 29, 2013 at the Decatur County Memorial Hospital.  He was born on April 9, 1932 in Decatur County, the son of Harry Sr. and Lelia (Vanderbur) Thackery.  

Harry was 1950 graduate of New Point High School.  He was a United States Navy Veteran and served during the Korean Conflict. He was a truck driver for 21 years for Marathon Oil, an operator for 24 years for the Greensburg Water Plant, and also worked at Delta Faucet for 2 years.  Harry was a member of the First Church of God of Greensburg.

Survivors include his son Greg (Holly)Thackery, brother James Thackery, grandchildren Josh (Susan) Thackery and Jessica Adams, great-grandchildren Ethan Thackery, Erica Thackery and Abigail Adams. He was preceded in death by: his parents, son Gary Thackery, and brother Marvin Thackery.

A   visitation for family and friends will be held at the Gilliland Howe Funeral Home on September 3, 2013 from 5 to 8 p.m. The funeral will be on Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at 10 a.m.  Rev. John Mattern will be officiating.  Burial will follow at the Rossburg Cemetery. 

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Heart Association.  Online condolences can be made to the family at