Ernest Gene Tackett, 81, Berry, died Friday, Sept. 20, 2013 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
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He was born March 13, 1932 in Madison County to the late Elba and Dulcie Miller Tackett. He was a United States Air Force veteran, farmer and heavy equipment owner and operator. He was a devoted and loving husband, father, brother, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend.
He was preceded in death by four brothers, Leslie Tackett, Harold Tackett, Glenmore Tackett and Baby James.
Survivors include: his wife, Anita Stoeppel Tackett; two sons, Ricky Tackett and Jay (Tina) Tackett, both of Harrison County; a daughter, Sherry (Mike) Tackett-Lane, Georgetown; a brother, Carl (Mary) Tackett, Georgetown; two sisters, Angie (Paul) Goss and Helen Antle, both of Lexington; three grandchildren, Josh Tackett, Nicole Lane and Michaela Lane; two great-grandchildren, Elijah Lane Bravo and Mason Dixon Lee Tackett; several step-grandchildren and step great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be Thursday, Sept. 26 at 11 a.m. at Ware Funeral Home by the Rev. Chad Keathley. Burial will be in Pythian Grove Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Flora Shropshire Animal Shelter - Spay and Neuter Program.
Ware Funeral Home
846 U.S. Highway 27 North
Cynthiana, KY 41031
Published in The Cynthiana Democrat on Sept. 26, 2013