Jackie D. 'Jack' Tackett

Jackie D. "Jack" Tackett, 74, of Huntington, IN, died Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, at 7:04 p.m. at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.

Mr. Tackett worked at United Technologies in Andrews for 30 years, where he was a supervisor. He then worked in tool setup at PHD in Huntington for 17 years, retiring in 2017.

He was born Dec. 2, 1943, in Virgie, KY, to Ishmel and Della Hampton Tackett. He married Dinah Hall on March 14, 1964, in Huntington, and she survives.

Additional survivors include a daughter, Rhonda “Karen” (Jerry) Spillman, of Indianapolis; two sisters, Delora Burke, of Virgie, KY, and Annetta Burnsworth, of Huntington; a brother, Gomer Tackett, of Huntington; and two grandsons, Justin L. Spillman and Jason L. Spillman, both of Indianapolis.

Calling is Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Bailey-Love Mortuary,  Huntington. A funeral service will be held Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, at 10 a.m., with calling one hour prior to the service at the mortuary, with Rev. Travis Tackett officiating. Burial will be in Pilgrims Rest Cemetery in Huntington.

Memorial gifts may be made to Cancer Services for Huntington County or American Lung Association, in care of Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 W. Park Drive, Huntington, IN 46750.
Online condolences may be made at baileylove.com.