William Franklin “Frank” Tackett, 80, South Whitley, passed away at 2:33 p.m. Jan. 21, 2022, in Parkview-Whitley Hospital, Columbia City.
He was born Feb. 25, 1941, in Floyd County, Ky. to Andrew and Addie (Blanton Tackett. He was united marriage to Beverly Smith in Warsaw, Oct. 19, 1959.
Frank was formerly employed by the City of Warsaw and Waste Management retiring in 1987. In addition, he was a self-employed Farmer who enjoyed gardening, playing the guitar, his art work with which he adorned the whole house and outbuildings and his Cub Cadet mower.
Survivors include his wife Beverly Tackett of South Whitley, children Deniese Griffith of Goshen, Jeff (Linda) Tackett of Hartford City, Dot Tackett of Nappanee, Rachelle Alexander of Louisville, KY, siblings Mandy Clabaugh, Ray Tackett, Fay Bruner, Kathy (James) Griffith, Gerry Blair, eight grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Frank was preceded by nine siblings.
An interment service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 28, in the Oakwood Cemetery Chapel, Warsaw. Pastor Mark Fishburn will officiate. McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw is entrusted with arrangements.
Memorial Contributions may be made to: K21 Cancer Care Fund 1101 Park Ave. Winona Lake, IN 46590 ,or Parkview Hospice 1900 Carew St. Unit 6 Ft. Wayne, IN 46805
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