Michael J. “Myke” Thacker, 45 of Crestline passed away on Sunday December 2, 2018 at Galion Community Hospital. Myke was born June 6, 1973 in Willard, OH. He was preceded in death by his father William Musselman and is survived by mother Jenny (Thacker) Musselman. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents Ralph and Ruth “Ike” Thacker.
Myke is also survived by his wife Crystal (Tesso) Thacker; children Jimmy Saum and Kimberly (Doug Hicks) Saum both of Crestline; Derrick (Ashley Miller) Saum of Bucyrus; grandchildren Derrick Saum Jr., Liberty Saum, Madison Hicks; Landyn Hicks, and Carson Roberts; brother Pete (Melanie) Thacker; sisters Toni (Al) Johnson of S.C. and Vickie Musselman of Bucyrus; nephew Nathan Thacker, niece Kadence Musselman; several aunts and uncles; as well as his best friend, his dog Bailey.
For the last 6 years Myke worked at IBTech in Bucyrus prior to that for several years at Checkmate Boats. He lived his entire life in this area and attended Bucyrus Schools. Myke enjoyed motorcycles and dirt bikes, being with his grandkids, and tinkering (he could fix anything).
Funeral Services will be held on Thursday at 11:00 am in the Munz-Pirnstill Funeral Home with Bishop Ted Thomas officiating. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm and from 3:00 pm until 5:00 pm. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the COPD Foundation through the funeral home and expressions of sympathy can be left at www.munzpirnstill.com