Jackie Don Tackett, 75, of Poplar Bluff, was born July 5, 1942, in Gideon, to the late Lawrence M. Tackett and the late Lue Moore Page Tackett, and departed this life Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at General Baptist Nursing Home in Campbell. Jackie was married to Sharon June Stanley September 4, 1965, in Malden. She preceded him in death March 31, 2013.
Jackie was a veteran, having served his country in the U.S. Army National Guard. He was a member of Fellowship General Baptist Church in Poplar Bluff, a former Deacon and member of the First Southern Baptist Church in Gideon, a member of the American Legion Post #324 in Gideon, and a past member of the Gideon Kiwanis Club. He was a bookkeeper at Gideon Anderson Box Company, and had retired.
He is survived by a son: Jeff Tackett and wife, Lisa, of Poplar Bluff; granddaughter: Kalie Tackett of Poplar Bluff; and a sister: Leona Ring of Bernie.
He was preceded in death by two brothers: Brian D. Tackett and James L. Tackett; one sister: Martha Latimer; and two infant sisters.
Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 10, 2018 until service time at 11 a.m. at Fellowship General Baptist Church in Poplar Bluff. Funeral services will immediately follow with Mr. Jack Woodfin, Mr. Leland Duncan, and Rev. Byron Beck officiating. Burial will be in the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield with Military Rites.
Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden is in charge of arrangements.