James O. Hacker Jr. 79, of Chattanooga, died Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, at his home. Mr. Hacker was born in Athens, Tenn., and has lived in Chattanooga for the past 43 years. He was retired from the U.S. Marine Corp with 20 years of service and also was retired from the Postal Service with 20 years of service. Mr. Hacker was of the Christian faith. Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Eva Jean Coleman Hacker; two sons, James O. (Randisa) Hacker III, El Paso, Texas; Richard S. (Stacy) Hacker, Chattanooga; brother, Jerry C. Hacker Sr., Alvord, Texas; seven grandchildren, Sean, Steven, Michael, Summer, Jamie, Nicole and Jaden; great-granddaughter, Jordyn. Private services will be held at a later date. Visit www.hamiltonfuneraloptions.com to share words of condolences to the family. Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 4506 Hixson Pike. 423-531-3975.