Nov. 5, 1928 - Aug. 24, 2007
PLYMOUTH Walter Tackett, 78, of Plymouth, died Friday at home.
He was born Nov. 5, 1928 in Painesville, Ky. He worked 43 years at Fate Root Heath and upon retiring continued to work as a security guard at Newman Technology.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Josephine (Collins) Tackett; sons, Dallas Tackett of Collins, Walter Tackett Jr. of Shelby, David Tackett of Jacksonville, Fla. and William Tackett of Gainesville, Fla.; daughters, Donna Robertson of Shelby, Madeline Dowds of Galion and Darlene Carpenter of Shiloh; grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and brothers, Kenneth and Lorenzo Tackett.
He was preceded in his death by a daughter, Irene Hall; parents, William and Eva (Horn) Tackett; brothers, Edward and Thomas Tackett; and sister, Elva Hackworth.
Friends may call from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the Secor Funeral Home in Plymouth, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday with the Rev. Delmer Bailey officiating. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery in New Haven.
Memorial gifts may be sent to Stein Hospice, Shiloh United Baptist Church or Willard Healthc Care Activity Fund.