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April 19, 2013
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John Richard (Deacon) Thackeray

John Thackeray passed away April 17, 2013, in Grass Valley. He was 70.

A memorial service will take place 2 p.m. May 11, 2013; Chapel of the Angels Mortuary, 250 Race St., Grass Valley, Calif.

John was born Jan. 9, 1943, in Framingham, Mass., to Harrold and Francis Thackeray. He was a commercial/residential painter and loved to restore Harleys.

He is survived by the love of his life, Beck “The Wreck,” of Grass Valley; his daughters, Summer Pratt and Juanita Owen of Grass Valley and Dawn M. Thackeray of Massachusetts; his son, Jeff C. Emery, of Grass Valley; his niece, Stormy Dawn Beltrame, of Sacramento, Calif.; his nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He will be missed very much.

Arrangements are under the care of Chapel of the Angels Mortuary.


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The Union Updated Apr 19, 2013 05:18PM Published May 2, 2013 09:18AM Copyright 2013 The Union. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.