Rodney Dean Thayer, 71, of Somerset, passed away Friday, January 8, 2021 at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.
He was born on December 21, 1949 in South Dakota; son of the late Don & Ruth (McBride) Thayer. He was a certified psychologist and also was an employee for State Guardianship Services.
He is survived by three sons, Scott & (Jennifer) Thayer of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Dr. Wesley & (Sheila) Thayer of Nashville, Tennessee, and Jason & (Kim) Thayer of Somerset; a brother, Don & (Judy) Thayer of Wisconsin; two sisters, Donna & (Norval) Hall of Colorado and Vickie & (Les) Blindauer of South Dakota; a sister-in-law, Janet Thayer of South Dakota; seven grandchildren, Ben, Will, Shelby, Matthew, Emily, Jacob, & Eli; and several step-children and step-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Kathy (Girdler) Thayer; and a brother, William Thayer.
A Funeral Service will be held 2:00 PM Thursday, January 14, 2021 at the Chapel of Morris & Hislope Funeral Home with Bro. Chris Jasper officiating.
Visitation will after 12:00 PM Thursday, January 14, 2021 at the Chapel of Morris & Hislope Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donation to the Alzheimer's Association or Hospice of Lake Cumberland.
Morris & Hislope Funeral Home is honored to assist the family with arrangements.