Former NCAA Wrestling Champion, Actor, and Bail Bondsman Dies

Talmadge Layne “Tab” Thacker, 45, died last Thursday night. As a wrestler for North Carolina State, he won the 1984 NCAA wrestling championship. He also acted in several movies including “Wildcats” and the “Police Academy” films.

After his retirement from acting, Thacker operated Heavyweight Bail Bonds in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina.

Thacker is survived by his wife, Sharon, and his six children.

Our sincere condolences to his family and friends.

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