HILLERY — Benjamin B. Thatcher, 88, of Hillery, passed away at 1 a.m. Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at Gardenview Manor in Danville.
He was born on Sept. 10, 1925, in a log cabin north of Catlin, the son of John Bert and Nina Helen Hodges Thatcher.
Survivors include one brother, William Thatcher of Florida; three sisters, Bertha Thomas of Catlin, Beulah Beaver of Clarks Hill, Ind., and Eva Brewer, of Kalispell, Mont.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother.
Benjamin worked for a time at the Oakwood Truck Stop and Fontanac Coal Company. He was a member of the Nazarene Church. Benjamin enjoyed gardening and working on cars and trucks.
The family would like to thank Harbor Lights Hospice, Gardenview Manor and Delora Thomas for their wonderful care.
Funeral service: 11 a.m. Friday at Robison Chapel, Catlin. Burial in: Oak Hill Cemetery, Danville.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Harbor Light Hospice or Gardenview Manor Nursing Home. Online condolences at: www.robisonchapel.com.