:'(A WONDERFUL PERSON PASSED AWAY THIS EVENING AFTER A SHORT ILLNESS.HIS NAME IS WILLIE THACKER,,HE LIVED ON CLEAR CREEK IN KNOTT COUNTY.HE LEAVES SEVERAL CHILDREN TO MOURN HIS PASSING,HE WAS A WONDERFUL PERSON TO HAVE KNOWN AND I FEEL VERY BLESSED TO HAVE KNOWN WILLIE.HE NEVER HAD A HARSH WORD TO SAY ABOUT ANYONE AND WAS ALWAYS HIMSELF,HIS PERSONALITY MADE IT A PLEASURE FOR ME TO SAY I KNEW HIM.HIS DAUGHTER PATRICIA GAVE HER FATHER EXCELLENT CARE AND ALWAYS PUT HIM FIRST AND FOREMOST IN HER LIFE,EVEN PUTTING HER OWN HEALTH SECOND TO HIS.TRISH IF YOU EVER KNOW ONE THING FOR SURE IN LIFE YOU KNOW YOU DID MORE THAN ENOUGH TO SHOW HIM HOW MUCH HE MEANT TO YOU,,,MY HEART GOES OUT ESPECIALLY TO YOU.I HOPE YOU CAN FIND A PIECE OF TRANQUILTY IN KNOWING HE LOVED YOU MORE THAN LIFE AND YOU DID YOUR VERY BEST FOR HIM,,,WE LOVE YOU WILLIE AND MAY YOU REST IN PIECE...RUTH(DYNAMITE LADY)WILLIAMS
Willie was a sight. He was a sweetheart and rotten at the same time. I know one thing for sure, He was the best looking man in Knott County. At least, thats what i would tell him every time I saw him. He will be missed.