A mere three months after his wife passed, Daniel Tackett went to meet her on April 26, 2018.
He was born May 26, 1930; he married Fearl Jenkins on January 26, 1950.
A former construction worker, Dan was a lifelong hunter. He enjoyed negotiating to trade, swap, and barter. He attended Big Run United Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by a son, Stephen Jenkins; son-in-law James Colley; daughter-in-law Penny Tackett; his parents Darius and Mary Tackett; five sisters, Ivory Williams, Felsey Russell, Angeline Montgomery, Edna Tackett, and Reva Gamble; four brothers, Cecil Tackett, Beecher Tackett, Rex Tackett, and Norman Tackett.
Dan is survived by six children, Eugene (Karen) Tackett of McDermott, Mary Pauline (Kenneth) Baker, Jerry (Marcia) Tackett, Phillip Tackett, Geraldine Colley, and Audrey Tackett, all of Lucasville; 9 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted 3:30 p.m. Sunday, April 29, 2018 at the Big Run United Baptist Church with his long time brother-in-law Corbet Jenkins, Amos Moore and Marvin Carver officiating. Burial will follow in Big Run Cemetery. Friends may call from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., Sunday at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of the McKinley Funeral Home in Lucasville.