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Funeral plans set for Caddo auxiliary sheriff’s deputy killed while responding to crash

Sheriff’s Office sets up memorial for the late Lonnie Lee Thacker Sr.
CPSO has put up a memorial for Auxiliary Deputy Lonnie Thacker, who was killed Friday, July 23,...
CPSO has put up a memorial for Auxiliary Deputy Lonnie Thacker, who was killed Friday, July 23, 2021 while helping to direct traffic after an earlier wreck.(CPSO)
Published: Jul. 26, 2021 at 2:41 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 26, 2021 at 11:04 PM CDT
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CADDO PARISH, La. (KSLA) - The Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office has set up a memorial for one of its deputies who was killed while responding to a wreck.

Auxiliary Deputy Lonnie Lee Thacker Sr., 82, of Keithville, was killed Friday, July 23 when his patrol car was hit by another vehicle while he was helping direct traffic at the scene of an earlier wreck. It happened on northbound Interstate 49 near mile marker 228.

A memorial for Thacker has been set up at CPSO’s south substation, located at 9956 Mansfield Road.

His funeral arrangements are being handled through Centuries Memorial Funeral Home & Park, located at 8801 Mansfield Rd. in Shreveport. The funeral home posted the plans on its website the night of Monday, July 26.

It says a memorial service is set for 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 31 at Calvary Baptist Church, located at 9333 Linwood Ave.

Then there will be a memorial reception at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Loyal Order of Moose Shreveport Lodge No. 2239, located at 9113 Industrial Rd. in Shreveport.

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