Mr. Robert (Robby) Russell Thacker, 62, passed away on Friday, October 4, 2019 at his residence.
A Celebration of Life will be held Monday, October 7, 2019 at 5:00 PM in the chapel of Albritton Funeral Directors with Rev. Brian Allen officiating. Gene Webb and Kenny DeBerry delivering Eulogies. The family will receive friends on Monday, October 7th from 3:00 to 4:45 PM at the funeral home before the service.
Robby was born November 29, 1956 in Augusta, Georgia to Juanita Thacker Klementovich of Tifton and the late Russell Carter Thacker. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his Mother-in-law, June White and brother-in-law, Hank White. Robby was employed with Heatcraft of Tifton. He was of Baptist Faith and had lived all of his life in Tift County. Robby was a 1976 graduate of Tift County High School. He loved football especially the Ga. Bulldogs, Nascar, hunting and enjoyed traveling to the beach. The center of his world was his family and he loved being an uncle to his many nieces and nephews. Robby loved his grand dog "Abby". He was a hardworking, humble and honest man.
Robby is survived by his wife, Beth White Thacker of Tifton to whom he was married for forty-two years and was his high school sweetheart; his daughter Niki Thacker of Tifton; one sister and brother-in-law Judy and Kenny DeBerry of Bridgeboro; two brothers, Ricky Thacker of Lenox and Tim Thacker of Cordele; his step-father Charles Klementovich of Tifton; his father-in-law J. H. White of Chula; brother-in-law and sister-in-law Lance and Allison White; niece Gracie White all of Chula; nieces and nephews Justin DeBerry, Amber DeBerry Hudson, Whitney Thacker Goff, Hope Thacker Giddens, Heather Thacker Edge, Russ Thacker and many great nieces and nephews.
Albritton Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements. You may sign the online guest register at
Published on October 4, 2019


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Pat (Tinsley) Garrison
Oct 24, 2019
I am saddened about the loss of your husband and your mother in such a short space of time. Beth, they are together in Heaven and I know you will see them, again.
GOD will give you strength.
Belinda Dennard Hickd
Oct 09, 2019
Praying for and with you all. My prayer is that God gives you all a peace that surpasses all understanding. Class ‘83
Jonnny Genwright
Oct 08, 2019
Sorry for your loss may the Lord continue to smile upon you is my prayers,we worked at Tifton aluminum together and later at heatcraft.
James Edenfield
Oct 08, 2019
Beth, sorry to read about Robby. I always thought a lot of him, from the days at JP Stevens, and the Christmas tree farm.
Judy and Darrel Bish
Oct 05, 2019
Rob was a great neighbor and friend to us. He will be missed so much. We love you Beth and our prayers are with you. If you need ANYTHING , we are here for you.