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David Michael Tackett

October 28, 1948 ~ March 26, 2023 (age 74) 74 Years Old


David Michael Tackett, 74 of Chesapeake, Ohio went to be with his Lord on Sunday, March 26, 2023. Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 1:00 p.m. at 26th Street Baptist Church with Pastor Tim Arthur officiating. Burial and military rites will follow in Spring Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. at Beard Mortuary. He was born October 28, 1948, in Huntington, WV the son of the late Herbert Leslie and Eunice Maxine Adkins Tackett. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sisters, Sharon Kay Tackett and Donna Lou Tackett and a brother, Larry Gene Tackett.  David was retired from the Huntington Police Department. He was a member and trustee of 26th Street Baptist Church and a member of Fraternal Order of Police. He was Drill Instructor and a Vietnam Veteran of the United States Marine Corps. He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Barbara Ann Wooten Tackett; daughter, Kimberly Tackett of Proctorville, OH; sons, David Michael (Shelly Wilson) Tackett of Milton, WV and Christopher Tackett of Huntington, a sister JoAnn Weatherall of Huntington; a brother, Charles Herbert Tackett of Huntington; six grandchildren, Alexander, Colton, Matthew (Hannah), Ryan (Stefanie), Olivia (Elaine), and Hayley (Chris); three great-grandchildren, Carmen, Phoebe and Michael and several nieces and extended family. Online memories and condolences may be sent to the family at


Mass of Christian Burial
March 29, 2023

6:00 PM
First United Methodist Church
Court Street
Westfield, MA 01085

March 30, 2023

1:00 PM
Faith Lutheran Church
504 Lake Ave.
Ashtabula, OH 44004


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