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Bobby Tackett

May 13, 1928 — November 4, 2019

Pikeville, KY

Bobby Gene Tackett, 91 of Highland Heights, KY, passed away peacefully at his home on Monday November 4, 2019. Bob was a decorated veteran of the Army, Airborne service and Marines, He was also a 50year member of the DAV. Bob was known for his quickwitted humor , doing crossword puzzles, and his love for his wife that he met working at Good Will as a young man. Bob is preceded by his parents Frank and Francis Tackett, brothers; Don Tackett and Reid Tackett and his sister Jacqueline Taylor. He is survived by; wife Helen Tackett of 57 years, children; Diana Lynn ( Dale) Lusk, Ward ( Tina) Tackett, Charles ( Misty) Tackett, Doak ( Angeline) Tackett, 11 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Visitation will be held at Floral Hills Funeral Home on Saturday November 9, 2019 11am-1pm with service and military burial to follow. Condolences can be left at

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Saturday, November 9, 2019

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

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5336 Old Taylor Mill Rd, Taylor Mill, KY 41015

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