BILLY HACKETT

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Billy G. Hackett, age 86, of Bethlehem, passed away Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, at New Castle Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in New Castle. He was born April 20, 1931, in Bethlehem, and was the son of the late James Curtis Hackett and Sally Florence Roberts Hackett. He was a farmer and worked at General Electric in Louisville for 36 years. He belonged to Bethlehem Baptist Church, where he served as a Deacon. He was a very avid University of Kentucky Wildcat fan. He was an Air Force veteran having served in Korea.
He is survived by two daughters, Pamela Jean Hackett Pryor (Muncey) of New Castle and Joy Denise Hackett James (Tom) of Bethlehem; six grandchildren, Jesse Pryor, Christopher Bruther, Sheana Pryor, Eden Pryor Hottell, Sean James and Nicholas James; eight great-grandchildren, Will Bruther, Adalira Rosario, Ruby Rosario, Bri Bruther, Ethan Bruther, Jordan Pryor, Kyler Rosario and Noah Rosario.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Maretta Joyce Arnold Hackett; a grandson, Jordon Pryor; and his brother, John Herbert Hackett.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, at Bethlehem Baptist Church. Services were officiated by Rev. Travis Sheehan. Burial was in Pleasureville Cemetery. Sholar Funeral Home of Pleasureville was in charge of arrangements.
Honorary pallbearers were John Kelly, John Roberts, Randy McAlister, Tommy McAlister, Ryan Roberts, Joey Kephart, Vernon Woods, Julian Porter Roberts and Ronnie Grigsby. Active pallbearers were Jesse Pryor, Christopher Bruther, Sean James, Nicholas James, Adam Hottell and Joey Rosario.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Bethlehem Baptist Church, c/o Linda Roberts, Treasurer, 2727 Bethlehem Road, Pleasureville, Ky. 40057, or , P.O. Box 1893, Memphis, Tenn. 38101-9950. Online condolences may be expressed at sholarfuneralhome.com.
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Published in Henry County Local from Dec. 13 to Dec. 20, 2017
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