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        Rev. William (Bill) Tackett

     Rev. William (Bill) Tackett, age 87 of Paintsville, passed away Monday, December 5, 2011 at his home. Born October 13, 1924 in Johnson County, he was the son of the late Jessie and Minnie Conley Tackett. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his first wife, Elva. He is survived by his wife, Colleen Daniels Tackett; one son, William Tackett of Wabash, Indiana; one daughter, Shirlene Burton of Van Lear; one brother, Fred Tackett of Wabash, Indiana; one sister, Stella Bowling of Van Lear; six grandchildren; and three great grandchildren. He was a retired coal miner.


     Funeral services will be 2PM Thursday, December 8, 2011 at the Auxier Freewill Baptist Church with burial to follow in Highland Memorial Park at Staffordsville. Bobby Joe Spencer will officiate. Friends may visit the church from 1-9PM Wednesday and until the time of service on Thursday. Arrangements are by the Phelps & Son Funeral Home, Paintsville.