Charles Ellis Tackett

Mar 3, 1937 - Mar 22, 2013

Charles Ellis Tackett, 76, formerly of Willard until moving to Port Clinton in 1990, died Friday, March 22, 2013, in the inpatient unit at Stein Hospice, Sandusky.
He was born March 3, 1937, in Portsmouth, Ohio, to Ellis D. and Helen L. (James) Tackett.  Charles served in the U.S. Army and worked for the B&O/CSX railroad for 37 years. He also was in the Coast Guard Auxiliary.  He enjoyed cars, working on anything and spending time with his sons and grandchildren. He would always lend a helping hand to anyone in need.
Charles is survived by his wife, Nancy Jane (Boehler) Tackett, whom he married in 1956; five sons, Kevin Tackett of Delaware, Ohio, Dennis Tackett of Bellevue, Rick (Betty) Tackett of Half Moon Bay, Calif., David (Alicia) Tackett of Pickerington, Ohio, and Jamie Tackett of Columbia, S.C.; 13 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and sister, Linda.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Tommy Tackett.
A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 26, at Lindsey-Kocher Funeral Service, 323 Myrtle Ave., Willard, with Rev. Roger Thompson officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Huron County Humane Society through the funeral home.  
Condolences may be made at Lindseykocher.com.