Thomas Nelson Thacker 76, of Amelia Courthouse lost his fight with cancer on Monday, Sept. 24, 2012.Mr. Thacker served in the Air Force and was very proud of his service to his country. He was preceded in death by his parents Dennie and Mena Thacker.Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Brenda Denton Thacker; son Tim Thacker and wife Terry; daughter Dana Finn and husband Bryan; grandsons Patrick Thacker and wife Vania, Derek Thacker, Warrick Thacker and Tyler Finn; and his sister, Wilhelmena T. Parrish.A service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, at Woodward Funeral Home in Louisa. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow the service in Spring Grove Cemetery in Mineral.In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bon Secour Hospice, 8580 Magellan Parkway, Louisa, Virginia 23227.