Henry E. Tackett, 78, of Willard, Ohio passed away on Friday, May 8, 2020 at Mercy Hospital of Willard. He was born on June 23, 1941 in Willard to the late David Sr. and Tressie (Kilgore) Tackett.
Henry served in the United States Army for almost 7 years. He came back to Willard and worked at Pioneer Rubber from 1970 until 1978. He then went to work for and retired from RR Donnelley and Sons after 25 years.
Henry enjoyed golfing, fishing, gardening and attending Cleveland Indian games. For the last 4 years, Henry and his wife, Mary, would travel to Florida throughout the winter months. To Henry, family was most important. He did his best to try and make every event of both his children and grandchildren.
Henry is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Mary (Aichholz) Tackett; three sons, John H. (Melissa) Tackett, Edward F. (Jody) Tackett and Brian R. Tackett; six grandchildren, Justin (Megan), Jake, Kyle (Danielle), Allison (Jose), Will and Jonas; three great grandchildren, Hannah, Briar and Evan; five siblings, Wilda (Junior) Barnett, Maxine Collins, Charles (Sherry) Tackett, Linda (Wilbur) Montgomery and David Jr. (Sheila) Tackett; numerous nieces and nephews; and Jenna and Jason Gibson, whom he thought of as his grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, Henry was preceded in death by his siblings, Cathrine Tackett and Jerry Kilgore Tackett.
Family and friends are invited to attend a graveside service on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at Greenwood Cemetery in Willard with Pastor James Pomerich officiating. Memorial contributions can be made to Mercy Hospital of Willard or the donor's choice. Online condolences can be left for the family at www.secorfuneralhomes.com.
Marty Smith (Hawblitz) - May 17, 2020
Mary, was so sorry to hear Henry passed. I worked with him many years..he was always fun to work with . My condolances..
Jim & Nancy Daniel - May 13, 2020
Eddie, Jody and family. So sorry to hear that Henry passed away. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May you find comfort in all your wonderful memories.
Linda E. Conn - May 12, 2020
Mary, so sorry to here of Henry's passing. I want to offer heart felt condolences to you from the entire Fruth family.
Steve Ayres - May 11, 2020
So sorry to hear of Henry’s passing. I enjoyed many opportunities to visit with Henry during the time that Eddie and Aaron were running track and cross country together. My deepest sympathy to the family. May God give you comfort and strength.
Kathleen Miller - May 11, 2020
Mary, John, Eddie, Brian and family. I am sorry to hear of Henry's passing away. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Chris Ditz & Family - May 11, 2020
Prayers going out to Eddie, Jody and family. We are so sorry for your loss. You will be in our thoughts.
Gracie Dials - May 11, 2020
Mary and family, I'm so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Bob Ayres - May 11, 2020
How sad it is to hear the news about Henry. I had the pleasure of meeting him while we both worked at Pioneer/Sherwood, and playing softball together in the early-mid ‘70s (almost 50 years ago), and I’ve considered him a good friend ever since. I know he will be greatly missed by many.
Kind thoughts and prayers are going out to his family and friends. May God grant you strength and comfort for the difficult days ahead, and fond memories for the years to come.
Joyce Hughes - May 11, 2020
Tackett Family, I am sorry to hear of Henry's passing, he was so liked as a member of the PHS class of 1960.
Trish & Curby Slone - May 11, 2020
Mary and family. So very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Henry was always so fun to talk to and know he will be so missed.
Dick & Jeannine Snay - May 10, 2020
Dear Mary and family, thinking of you from far away, and once again hating that we're not there at times like this. Henry was a great guy and always made us happy just to talk with him. Dick always enjoyed talking birds with him, calling him a fellow birder. Keeping you in our prayers, RIP Henry.
Lisa and Elias Mireles. - May 10, 2020
Prayers and comfort for the family...we drove by last week was wondering how he was...love you all
Walter Butler - May 10, 2020
Sorry to hear of Henry’s passing. He was a good classmate and a really good guy. God bless all his family and friends.
Judy Klotz - May 10, 2020
Mary and family, I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Chris Sands & Family - May 10, 2020
I was so sad to hear of you dads passing. I know these are sad and difficult times for you and family. You have our deepest sympathy.
Carol Barnett - May 10, 2020
Prayers going out to Eddie and Jody and family during this time of your loss!
Valerie and Robin Kuhn - May 10, 2020
Mary and family...we are so sorry for the loss of Henry. Prayers and sympathy are with your family.
George & Patricia Hamons - May 10, 2020
We are very sorry for your loss. Henry was a great guy.
Carol A Bernhardt - May 10, 2020
Mary, I am so sad to hear about Henry. He was a very nice person and will be missed. I will be thinking about you and your family. Take care of yourself and stay well.
Mary (Kilgore) Kennedy - May 10, 2020
I’m so sorry to hear of your loss. I remember the times we double dated a long time ago. Henry is now with our Father in Heaven and waiting with more family til we join them some day.
Mary, my prayers are with you.
Newman & Darlene King - May 10, 2020
We are so sorry to hear of Henry's passing. May he rest in peace. Share in your memories.
David & Sheila Tackett Family - May 10, 2020
We were so proud to call Henry our brother, uncle and friend. He was honest, hard-working, responsible, a man of integrity - a man of his word. Although he could very serious minded, he mostly loved making people laugh. Most of all he loved his family. You could always depend on him to attend our family gatherings. He had many friends and will be deeply missed by all. He fought a good fight, he finished his course, he kept the faith. He was a true soldier to the end. Our love and prayers go out to Mary, her sons and their families.
Janet Hines - May 10, 2020
Mary and family. So very sorry to hear of Henry's passing. Always enjoyed our conversations we used to have. May you and your family find peace and comfort and always cherish your memories.
Mary and Lenny Branham - May 10, 2020
Ed and jodi and family
So sorry to hear of Henry's passing.He was a good guy and always friendly and stopped to talk.Prayers for you and your family
Sheryl Long - May 10, 2020
Mary and family, so sorry to hear of your loss. My prayers are with all.
Barbara Picklesimer - May 10, 2020
Mary I am so sorry for your loss I had the pleasure of working with you at Pioneer balloons and I remember Henry very well may he rest in peace
Jeff and Laura (Hamons) Pelfrey and Brady - May 10, 2020
Mary, Eddie and family. I'm so very sorry to hear of the loss of Henry. He was a wonderful man, but you do not need to be told that. May God comfort you during this time of loss and you all are in our prayers.
Kathy & Tim Kilgore; Michael & Leland Collins - May 10, 2020
Mary, Eddie, John & Brian; we are so sorry to hear of Henry's passing. May he rest in the arms of our Savior. I'm terribly sorry for you (Mary) and I hope God will comfort you in the days ahead. Please let Lynette know if I can do anything for you. Praying for God to give you strength throughout these days ahead. KK
Shane and Tara Holbrook - May 10, 2020
Eddie and family we are very sorry for your loss.
Larry and Phyllis Hamons - May 10, 2020
Mary and family. We are so sorry to hear of Henry's passing. He will be missed. May God give you comfort during this time. Our prayers for all of you.
Danny Pauley - May 10, 2020
I'm sorry for your loss. I enjoyed talks with him. And guidance. He was truly a great man.
Mabel Weiss - May 10, 2020
So sorry for your loss
Dale and Peggy Reel Humphrey - May 10, 2020
Mary and boys, so sorry to hear of Henry’s passing. Remember taking him and the boys up to the lake fishing when we were neighbors on 99. Keeping all of you in our thoughts and prayers.
Peggy Opatken - May 10, 2020
Condolences...I taught Kyle. Nice young man
Alan & Jean Rogers - May 9, 2020
We are sorry to about the loss of your father. Our thoughts and prayers are you and your family.
Joanne Hubbard - May 9, 2020
Mary, you and your family are in my prayers and thoughts.
Robert & Bridget Tipton - May 9, 2020
What a great guy as we worked together for many years at R & R Donnelley and Son's and I also had a lot of fun playing golf with him. He would always come up to say Hi when I was watching my Granddaughter play ball at the park. Sad to hear as he will be greatly missed but never forgotten. May the Good Lord bring comfort to the family during this sad time.
Greg and Marilyn Sands - May 9, 2020
We are so very sorry to hear of
your loss. May he Rest In Peace.
Keeping you all in our prayers.
Billy and Carrie Weiss - May 9, 2020
We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your father. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Mike and Linda Veletean - May 9, 2020
We want all of you to know how very sorry we are for your loss. Always thought the world of Henry and enjoyed always talking to him. You will be in our thoughts and prayers.
John and Wendy Vogel - May 9, 2020
So sorry for your loss; our prayers are with your entire family.
Pastor Doc and Sheila Burrowd - May 9, 2020
Our love and prayers continue for all of you as you go through these tough days. God loves you and so do we!
Donna Myers - May 9, 2020
I am so sorry to read that Henery passed away. May he rest in the arms of his
savior and may you find comfort in the memories both of you created.
Kathi Miller - May 9, 2020
Mary and family You have my deepest sympathy on Henry’s passing! May he rest in peace
Allison - May 9, 2020
I love you grandpa. Watch over us. Not a goodbye but a see you soon.
Carol J. Hostetler - May 9, 2020
Remember all the great times our families have had during the years. Scouts - ballgames - picnics - fishing - and lots more. God Bless You All!!