Glenn H. Tackett, 74, of Martinsville, Ohio died 11:55 AM, Thursday, September 8, 2011 at his residence. His wife, Patricia Tackett, survives. Mr. Tackett was born August 8, 1937, in Ackerville, West Virginia, son of the late James Hobart Tackett and Grace Knipp Tackett. He was an electrician until his retirement.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Tackett is survived by three sons, Gregory (Giget) Tackett of McHenry, Illinois, Steven Tackett of Fort Bragg, California, and Alec (Elizabeth) Tackett of Wilmington, Ohio; a daughter, Jessie Born of Lucasville, Ohio; his first wife, Jean Eldridge of Portsmouth, Ohio; two brothers, Ronald (Ann) Tackett of North Carolina and Dennis (Barbara) Tackett of Martinsville, Ohio; four sisters, Reba (Frank) Fransen of North Carolina, Ruth (George) Burress of North Carolina, Betty (Glenearl) Young of North Carolina, and Virginia (Tony) Szwaja, of North Carolina; 16 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Mr. Tackett was preceded by his second wife, Donna Mae Tackett, who died October 30, 2004; three brothers, Herman Tackett, Roy Tackett and Charles Tackett; and two sisters, Christine Dorton and Sue Hensley.
Funeral services will be 2:00 PM, Monday, September 12, 2011 at the Reynolds-Smith Funeral Home, 327 N. South Street, Wilmington, Ohio with Air Force Master Sgt. Matthew Crum officiating. Burial will be in Grape Grove Cemetery, Jamestown, Ohio. Friends may call from 12:00 Noon – 2:00 PM, Monday, September 12, 2011 at the Reynolds-Smith Funeral Home. If desired, memorial contributions may be made to Community Care Hospice, P.O. Box 123, Wilmington, Ohio 45177.