Lackey James D. "Jim" Lackey, 74, of Estero, FL, passed away Saturday, April 20, 2013 at his residence. Jim was born July 10, 1938 in Columbus, Oh, the son of the late Edwin F. and Kathryne E. (Proud) Lackey. He is survived by his loving wife, Janet; a daughter, Kimberly (Lackey) Dessoffy; four step- children; and eight grand-daughters. He was a proud graduate of The Ohio State University. Mr. Lackey's career was in broadcasting, retiring from Clear Channel in Fort Myers in 2008. Jim was an avid golfer and loved all sports. He was a member of the Masonic Rite 32nd degree Scottish Rite, Aladdin Temple Shrine, and Lamb of God church. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 3 p.m. at Lamb of God Church, 19691 Cypress View Drive, Fort Myers, FL 33967. A celebration of Jim's life will be held in Columbus, OH in July. Burial will follow at Union North Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Lamb of God Church at the address above or to Hope Hospice, 9470 HealthPark Cir. N., Fort Myers, FL 33908. Arrangements are being handled by SHIKANY'S BONITA FUNERAL HOME, 239-992-4982.
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Apr. 25, 2013