James B. Tackett, 62, formerly of Ashland, passed away Feb. 27, 2012 at his home in Georgetown.
He was born April 9, 1949 in Scott County to the late Astor Desmond and Helen Elizabeth Rentschler Tackett. He was a 1967 Paul Blazer High School graduate, and member of the Elk Lodge in Ashland, and was an owner of a Stanley Steamer Franchise.
He is survived by children, Rob (Tammy) Tackett of Georgetown and Natalie Tackett Powell of Cleveland, TN; grandchildren, Keaton Powell, Peyton Powell, Emma Tackett, Robbie Tackett and Sarah-Parker Powell; sisters, Susan Tackett Brownstead of Ashland and Nancy Jean Tackett (Bob) Mowery of Port Orange, FL; and loving companion, Sherry Johnson Pyle of Ashland.
He was preceded in death by brother, Dr. Robert Tackett and grandson, Parker James Powell.
Friends and Family are invited to a memorial service at 2 p.m. Friday, March 2, 2012 at Grace Christian Center 1648 Lexington Rd, Georgetown, KY 40324.
Tucker, Yocum, & Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangement.