Delmer Thayer, 74

April 8, 2014

Delmer W. Thayer, age 74, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Friday afternoon, April 4, 2014 at Shady Nook Care Center in Lawrenceburg. Delmer was born June 24, 1939 in Rising Sun, IN to James Thayer and Flo Hall Thayer. On October 13, 1962 he married Jeanette Huntington, and they were blessed with 4 children; Darren, Darrell, Derrick, and Lynnette.

Delmer lived a full and active life; he was a member of the DillsboroVolunteer Fire Dept. for 20 years, the FOP, Farm Club, Civil Defense Emergency Response Team, a founding member of the Dillsboro Life Squad (20 years). Delmer enjoyed fishing, and Bluegrass music Festivals. He drove the tour bus some of the time, and drove the bus for The Boys of Indiana. He also worked part time at Dearborn County Hospital in the snack bar for the Auxiliary. He was a family man who truly loved his family and grandkids. Delmer was preceded in death by his parents and 1 sister, Nedra Laverne Thayer.

He is survived by his loving wife, Jeanette; 3 sons, Darren (LaDessia) Thayer, of Dillsboro,Darrell (Kathy) Thayer, of Lawrenceburg, and Derrick Thayer, of Dillsboro; 1 daughter, Lynnette Young (David)Swingle, of Versailles; 1 brother, Charles Thayer, of Aurora; 2 sisters, Audrey Teaney, of Aurora and Vivian Elder, of Dillsboro; his 5 grandchildren, Brendon, Alyssa, Reese, Jacob, and Sam.

The funeral service for Delmer will be Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at DeVries Funeral Home in Dillsboro, with Pastor Tom Fehrman and Pastor Tom Holt officiating. Friends may meet his family Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at the funeral home from 5-8 p.m. Memorials in his name may be given to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

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