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Curtis Tackett Jr.

McCONNELLS -- Mr. Curtis Tackett Jr., 63, of 1745 E. Chappell Road, passed away Monday, Sept. 3, 2007, at his home.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 6, 2007, at Greene Funeral Home Northwest Chapel, 2133 Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill, with Pastor Paul Willey officiating.

A native of Floyd County, Ky., Mr. Tackett was a son of the late Curtis and Veda Hamilton Tackett.

A loving husband, father and grandfather, he had a lifelong love of music and performed with several bands throughout Kentucky and Ohio. He was of the Baptist faith and retired from Paxar Corporation of Rock Hill.

Surviving are his wife, Mary Elizabeth Tackett of the home; his son, Lucas Gordon Tackett of McConnells; his daughter, Veda Marie Ann Campbell of Williamston; his brother, Jeffrey Tackett of McDowell, Ky.; four sisters, Gerlie Marie McCarter and Alrita Shepherd both of Prestonsburg, Ky., Phyllis Ortiz, of Tempe, Ariz., and Dottie Barnes, of Nashville, Tenn.; and four grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Tackett was preceded in death by two brothers, Forrest Tackett and Harold Tackett.

The gathering of family and friends will be held at the home immediately following the service.

Memorials may be made to Hospice & Community Care, P.O. Box 993, Rock Hill, SC 29731.

Greene Funeral Home Northwest Chapel, 2133 Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill, SC 29732 is in charge of arrangements.