Jimmie Merrell Lackey
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Jimmie Lackey, 91, of Molino, FL left his earthly home on Friday, March 29, 2013. He is now with Jesus and reunited with the love of his life, Mary Louise, and grandson, Adam. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Frank, Julian and his sisters, Edna and Jean.
He is survived by his children, Bill (Connie) Lackey, Walter (Karen) Lackey, Joyce (Wayne) Boor and Jean (Mercer) Sport; grandchildren, Brian, Marcus, David, Eric, Josh, Elizabeth, Haleigh, Hunter, and Heather; great-grandchild, Jack; brother, Buster Lackey and sister, Alice Wallis.
He grew up in Palmetto, FL and later served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
Jimmie worked as a mail carrier for 40 years. In 1958, they moved their family to Molino and settled down in "Lackeyland". He enjoyed planting a garden, raising cattle and selling wigglers from his "worm bed". He loved to sit on the porch and play his harmonica with the birds. Fishing on the Escambia River was his favorite hobby. He was an active member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church. Jimmie worked hard and loved his family. He made friends with everyone. He was kind and loved to help anyone he could.
Flowers are appreciated but contributions may be made to Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 6915 North Hwy 29, Molino, FL 32577.
Thanks to Emerald Coast Hospice for all of their kind and loving care they provided our Dad.
Visitation will be held at Faith Chapel Funeral Home North on Monday, April 1, 2013 from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m.
Funeral Service will be held at Aldersgate United Methodist Church on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. with Reverend Alan Ganzhorn officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
FAITH CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME NORTH, 1000 Hwy 29S, Cantonment, FL is in charge of arrangements. You may express your condolences online at www.fcfhs.com
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Faith Chapel Funeral Homes - North Chapel
1000 Highway 29 Cantonment, FL 32533
Published in Pensacola News Journal on Apr. 2, 2013