Randell E. 'Randy' Tackett

Randell E. “Randy” Tackett, 72, of Huntington, IN, died Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, at his residence.

Mr. Tackett was a graduate of Huntington North High School.  He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War.  He worked maintenance at Majestic in Huntington for more than 30 years. He was a member of the American Legion Post 777, Indianapolis.  

He was born July 27, 1947, in Melvin, KY, to Millard and Geraldean Vance Tackett. He married Carol Ann Miller on May 9, 1970, in Clintwood, VA, and she survives.

Additional survivors are a daughter, Wendi Tackett, of Huntington; brother, Raymond (Pamela) Tackett, of Andrews; six sisters, Glenda (John) Jent, of Warren;  Phonetta (Tom) Berry, Lois Williams, IN, Rita (Donald) Cross, and Sandra Kirk, all of Huntington; and Brenda (Larry) Jenks, of Markle; two grandchildren, Dillon Tackett and Miles Matthew Tackett, both of Warren; and a great-granddaughter.

He was preceded in death by a son, Timothy Tackett.

Calling is Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at McElhaney- Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington. A private graveside will be held at a later date at Pilgrim’s Rest Cemetery, Huntington.

Memorials are to the Tackett family to help defray costs, in care of McElhaney- Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, IN 46750.

Online condolences may be made at www.mcelhaneyhartfuneralhome.com.