Chief Petty Officer Charles Robert Thacker Jr. of Fort Smith laid to rest


FORT SMITH, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Aviation Ordnanceman Chief Petty Officer Charles Robert Thacker, Jr., 41, was laid to rest in Fort Smith.

Thacker died of COVID-19 April 13 at U. S. Naval Hospital Guam.

He was assigned to the USS Theodore Roosevelt. He joined the Navy in December 1997.

The funeral was July 8 at Edwards Funeral Home Chapel.

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