John Lackey, 60, of Campbellsville, died at 6:32 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012, in Louisville, Ky.
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Son of the late C.B. Lackey and Nellie Francis Gibbons Lackey, he was born Nov. 25, 1951, in Taylor County.
He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. He was a former employee of Batesville Casket Co. in Campbellsville.
He married Terra Elliot on May 1, 1976. She survives.
Survivors also include a son, Dylan Lackey of Campbellsville; a daughter, Stacey Jewell and her husband, Ricky, of Magnolia, Ky.; six grandchildren, Taylor Morgan Jewell, Courtney Megan Jewell, Bryce Michael Joe Jewell, Haley Nichole Lackey, Kaitlyn Brooke Lackey and Jackson Craig Lackey; three brothers, Allen Lackey, Lewis Lackey and his wife, Judy, of Mt. Vernon, Ill. and Hubert Lackey and his wife, Barbara, of Aurora, Ill.; a sister, Sue O'Banion and her husband, Eddie, of Campbellsville; a brother-in-law, Gilbert Thompson of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by four brothers and two sisters, Charlie Lackey Jr., Tommy Lackey, Gil Lackey, a brother in infancy, Rosie Thompson and Gladys Tate.
Funeral was Friday, Oct. 5, at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville. The Rev. Bob Martin and Brad Lackey officiated.
Burial was in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens Mausoleum with full military honors by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard.
Published in The Larue County Herald News on Oct. 11, 2012