Obituary of McKinley Tackett
March 19, 1928 – September 2, 2019
McKinley Tackett. Age 91 of Resaca GA. Formerly of Southgate MI.
Mr. Tackett was born in Pikeville, KY on March 19, 1928, son of the late Perry Tackett and the late Jettie Fields Tackett. He had resided in Southgate, Michigan for over 70 years prior to moving to Georgia. He was a steel worker employed at Great Lakes Steel, retiring after 35 years of service. He was a member of Little Ida Old Regular Baptist Church. In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by his wife, Esta Lorena Martin Tackett and several siblings.
He is survived by his children, Sharon (George) Schmidt of Resaca, GA, Diana (Chris) McDonald of Gibraltar, MI, Kenneth (Gail) Tackett of Calhoun, GA, Phil Tackett of Southgate, MI, Perry (Debra) Tackett of New Zealand, Sherri (Rick) Remnant of Calhoun, GA, Lida (Rich) Chapple of Southgate, MI and Lana (Craig) Ferguson of Roseville, MI. Also survived by brother, Charles (Pat) Tackett of Clarksville, TN, 14 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers donations are appreciated to Alzheimer’s Association.