Ira R. Thackston, Sr.

Ira R. Thackston, Sr.


Passed: Friday, March 11, 2022
Funeral: Sunday, March 13, 2022

Age: 89
Location: Duncan

Ira Richard Thackston, Sr., 89, husband of the late Betty Elizabeth Bradshaw
Thackston, passed away March 11, 2022.

A native of Spartanburg County, son of the late Henry Grady Thackston, Sr., and
Mary Eula Davis Thackston. He was a retired employee of Lyman Printing and
Finishing and Spartanburg County Schools. He was an active member of Liberty
Hill United Methodist Church.


Surviving are one daughter, Deborah T. Waddell (Gerald) of Lyman; one son, Ira
Richard Thackston, II (Jodi) of Laurens; four grandchildren, Max Gresham (Jessica), Jessica Walker (Doug), Kesha Garner and Logan Thackston; nine great-grandchildren, Haleigh (Brooke), Katy, Chantz, Kinley, McKenna, Peyton, Hudson, Joshua, and Aubrey; one much loved daughter-in-love, Terri Baier of Astoria, Oregon; and many other extended family members and friends.

He was also predeceased by two daughters, Linda Burrell and Tammy Thackston; three brothers, Garvin Thackston, Oneal Thackston, and Grady Thackston, Jr.; and one grandchild, Heidi Burrell.

Funeral Services:

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, March 13, 2022, at Liberty Hill
United Methodist Church, conducted by Rev. Nelson Stokes.

Burial will follow in Abner Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Gerald Waddell, Max Gresham, Doug Walker, and Ryan
McGaha. Honorary escort will be the Men?s Sunday School Class of Liberty Hill United Methodist Church.

Visitation will be held Sunday after the committal service at Abner Creek Baptist

The family is at their respective homes.

Memorials may be made to Liberty Hill United Methodist Church, 301 Liberty Hill
Road, Greer, SC 29651.

Online condolences may be made at www.thewoodmortuary.com.

Wood Mortuary

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