July 28, 2020
David George Hacker age 81, of Smithville passed away at his residence on Monday, July 27, 2020. He was born October 13, 1938 to his parents, the late August Henry and Mable Sweeney Hacker. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a son, Reed Hacker; sister, Nancy Bartlett; brother, August Hacker, Jr. Mr. Hacker was retired from the United States Post Office, was United States Air Force Veteran with 20 years of service, Boy Scout Leader in Ohio, Michigan and Arizona, and a member of the First Assembly of God Church. He was a Loving and Teasing Dad, Grandpa, and Great-Grandpa. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Virgie Hacker of Smithville; daughter, Vanessa (Mike) Wolverton of Smithville; sons, David (Kathy) Hacker, II of South Carolina; and Bruce (Sherry) Hacker of Michigan; grandchildren, Kevin Wolverton, Laura (Matt) Welch, Tony Hacker, Ashley N, and Alex Hacker, Bruce Hacker, and Ashley Crystal; 12 great-grandchildren; sister, Ruth Petrushak of Michigan; several nieces and nephews also survive; special niece, Monica Beckius; sister-in-law, Louella. The family has honored Mr. Hacker’s request to be cremated and due to COVID 19, the family has decided not to have any services. In lieu of flowers the family has asked donations be made to the First Assembly Of God Church. The family would like to express a special “Thank You” the nurses at SunCrest Home Health and St. Thomas DeKalb Hospital for their care during Mr. Hacker’s illness. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.