Retired Alabama pastor, DOM Hacker diescomment (0)
August 23, 2012
William “Bill” Hacker died Aug. 12. He was 89.
Hacker grew up in Birmingham and during World War II served as a radio operator in the Navy.
Hacker received a bachelor’s degree from Howard College (now Samford University), a master of divinity degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, and a doctor of ministry degree from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.
He first served as pastor of Sixteenth Avenue Baptist Church, Decatur, and later served at First Baptist Church, Centre, and Fifth Avenue Baptist Church, Decatur. After retirement Hacker served as interim pastor for several churches in Cullman County. He also served as director of missions for Morgan Baptist Association for 28 years.
Bill and Hazel Hacker were members of First Baptist Church, Hartselle, at the time of his death.
Hacker is survived by his wife, Hazel; two daughters; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.