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Obituary: Louie D. “L.D.” Tackett; Glenwood


Louie D. “L.D.” Tackett, age 83, of Tucson, Arizona, formerly of Glenwood, passed away on Saturday, July 30, 2016.

He was born on April 30, 1933, in Bonnerdale, the son of Jeff Davis Tackett and Gracie Blanche Smith Tackett. On November 28, 1953, he was married to Rita Sue Bryant. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, John Edgar and J. W.; and three sisters, Clara, Rene and Dorthy.

L.D. attended Caddo Valley Academy, as well as Mount Ida and Norman schools, after which he joined the U.S. Army in 1950. He was Presbyterian in his faith, a 32nd Degree Mason and a member of the Glenwood Masonic Lodge #662. He worked for many years as an auto technician.

He is survived by his loving wife Rita Sue Tackett of Tucson, Arizona; two sons and one daughter-in-law, Louie D. “Dave” Tackett, Jr. and William A. and Marie T. Tackett; two grandchildren, Stefanie and Jeffrey; two great-grandchildren, Bruce and Bryan; one brother, Clifford Tackett; and two sisters, Laura M. Wagner and Verna Black.

Services were held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, August 6, 2016, in the Davis-Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Glenwood with Bro. Glen Harris officiating.

Interment was in the Howton Cemetery under the direction of Davis-Smith Funeral Home, Glenwood.

Pallbearers were Holly Bond, Bob Morphew, Tony Morphew, John Morphew, Adam Baker and Matthew Baker.

Guest registry is at www.davis-smith.com.

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