Eugene Thayer Jr.

Obituary of Eugene Thayer Jr.

Eugene W Thayer Jr passed away December 11th 2022 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Puyallup Washington with his wife and children, brothers and sisters by his side, at the age of 64. 


Eugene aka Skeeter graduated from Lincoln High School in Tacoma WA in 1976. He went on to join the Army for 4 years with one year spent in Korea. He worked at Darigold in Seattle for 34 years, mostly as the head pasteurizer.


Skeeter was an avid sports fan, loved playing softball, golfing, watching Nascar, camping, fishing and clam digging. He was a proud member of the Cowlitz Indian Tribe.


He is preceded in death by his father Eugene Sr. his mother Betty and younger sister Sandy.


He is survived by his wife Pam of 43 years, his son Eugene W Thayer III aka Willie, his son Eben (Jasmine) his Grandson Easten and his little dog Anna. 

Skeeter had lots of family and extended family and friends that loved him very much.


Memorial service will be held Saturday Jan 21st 2023 at 12:00  

Edwards Funeral Home

11020 S Tacoma Way, Lakewood WA 98499

Luncheon will be after the service

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We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Edwards Memorial | Lakewood & Crematory