Lester Carroll Tackett, 78, of Jacksonville, went to be with his Lord, at 10:35 A.M. on Tuesday, April 24, 2018. He was born on January 2, 1940 in Lonoke, Arkansas.
Lester was a very loving husband, father and grandfather. He served our country in the Army reserves. He loved racing motorcycles. He worked as a fireman in Jacksonville and also worked at Remington Arms for over 15 years. He enjoyed camping, fishing and being with his family.
He was preceded in death by his father, Oscar Tackett and his mother Bessie Whortan, a brother, Jim Tackett, and a sister in law Beulah Skiver.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years Connie Tackett; three daughters, Leslie Essary (Bobby), Cindy Lovell (Aaron) of Jacksonville, Donna Cordora of California, two brothers; Tommy Tackett (Lois) of Jacksonville, Dennis Tackett (Brenda) of Heber Springs, sister in law Tina Metcalf (Jim)of East End, brother in law Horace Evans (Patti) of Cabot; two grandsons, Dayton Thomas (Ashtin), Triston Lovell (Shauna); three granddaughters, Shawna Watts (Justin), Cheyenne Lovell (Shaun), Erica Nutt (Kevin) and eight great-grandchildren. He had a wonderful life and greatly enriched our lives
Private services will be held at a later date.
Arrangements are under the direction of A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400.
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