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George Thatcher

January 18, 1951 ~ May 22, 2022 (age 71)

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Obituary

George Homer Thatcher, Jr. of Belmont passed away May 22, 2022, after a short battle with ALS. George was born in Flushing on Jan 18, 1951, the son of the late George Thatcher, Sr. and Minnie Pollard.  George was an Army veteran and retired from working with heavy machinery. He loved gemstone hunting, welding, and was the main handyman everyone called to fix anything and everything.  He enjoyed spending time with his family at gatherings and holidays. 

He is survived by his beloved wife of 50 years, Betty (Fulton) Thatcher; a son, Ryan "Scott" Thatcher; siblings, Nancy (Mike) Whitlatch, Donna (Dan) Smith, Vickie (Russell) Westfall, Michael (Jackie) Thatcher, Rick (Judy) Thatcher and Jimmy Thatcher.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Barbara Rhodes.

Friends will be received at the Wilson Funeral Home, Bethesda Chapel, 322 N. Main St, Bethesda, Oh 43719 on Thursday, May 26, 1-3pm and 5-7pm.  The funeral service will be Fri, May 27 at 11am, burial to follow at Belmont Cemetery.  To view the service via live stream, please click on the following link https://online.brushfire.com/dts/wilsonfuneralhome/hv2ff8bf7y

Donations are appreciated in George's honor to the Tunnels to Towers Organization, Wounded Warrior Fund, ALS.org, or the Belmont County Animal Shelter.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
May 26, 2022

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Wilson Funeral Home
322 N. Main Street
Bethesda, OH 43719

Visitation
Thursday
May 26, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Wilson Funeral Home
322 N. Main Street
Bethesda, OH 43719

Funeral Service
Friday
May 27, 2022

11:00 AM
Wilson Funeral Home
322 N. Main Street
Bethesda, OH 43719

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