David Earl Tackett age 69 of Browns Branch, Sitka, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at his home. He was born July 9, 1948 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Waymen and Ida Mullins Tackett. He was the husband of Peggy Hall Tackett, who preceded him in death. Survivors include six sons, David Edward Tackett and Loren Keith Tackett both of Warsaw, Kentucky, Brian Wesley Tackett and Darren Brandon Tackett both of Verona, Kentucky, Andrew Mullins of Lexington, Kentucky, and Gene Anthony Curtis of Paintsville, Kentucky, three daughters, Tammy Sue Stapleton of Flat Gap, Kentucky, Pamela Sue Burchett of Stambaugh, Kentucky, and Katherine Marie Meade of Wittensville, Kentucky, and three sisters, Sally Burget and Faye Turner both of Elsie, Kentucky, and Christine Gibson of Bloomington, Kentucky. Fourteen grandchildren, and four great grandchildren also survive. David was a devoted member of the Van Lear Enterprise Baptist Church. In addition to his wife and parents, David is preceded in death by one brother, Dallas Tackett, and two sisters, Shelvia Crabtree and Eulla Simpkins. Funeral services were conducted at 2 pm Saturday, July 22, 2017 from the Magoffin County Funeral Home Chapel with Roger Hill and Red Vanhoose officiating. Burial followed in the Patrick - Lovely Cemetery at Johnson Fork, Kentucky.
Arrangements were under the direction of the Magoffin County Funeral Home.