Joe Mack Tackett

June 7, 1942 ~ June 3, 2020 (age 77)


Joe Mack Tackett, age 77, of Clinton, Tennessee, passed away on June 3, 2020 at Oak Ridge Methodist Medical Center. He was born on June 7, 1942. He is of the Baptist Faith and a member of Batley Baptist Church, and a member of the Coal Creek Masonic Lodge 492 F & A.M.. Joe is a native to Anderson County and a Lake City High School graduate. He served in the Air Force from 1961-1965. He worked for L & N Railroad prior to joining Union Carbide in 1967. Joe worked in utilities as a Supervisor for 27years. He was a trader and loved to go to flea markets. Joe is preceded in death by: Parents William (Bill) & Mary Magdeline Tackett, Brother John Tackett, Sisters Ruth Tackett Massengill and Rubye Mae Harmon.


Wife:                           Paula Combs Tackett                                      Clinton, TN

Sons:                           Joe & Tina Tackett                                         Rocky Top, TN

                                    Chris & Michelle Tackett                               Rocky Top, TN

Stepsons:                     Clint Goodpasture                                          Gainesville, GA

                                    Clay Goodpasture                                           Chicago, IL

Grandchildren             Johnathon & Jessica Tackett

                                    Kristen & Cody Owens

                                    Olivia Goodpasture

                                    Jordan Cullison


A host of family, friends, and relatives.   

Due to Covid-19 mask are recommended but not mandatory.                                              


Visitation: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Monday, June 8, 2020 in the Hatmaker Funeral Home chapel.

Funeral:  8:00PM, Monday, June 8, 2020 at the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Luke Kidwell officiating

Interment: 12:00 Noon, Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at the Oak Ridge Memorial Parks in Oak Ridge, Tennessee with military honors presented by the Campbell County Honor Guard. 


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June 8, 2020

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Hatmaker Funeral Home
503 S. Main Street
Lake City, TN 37769

Funeral Service
June 8, 2020

8:00 PM
Hatmaker Funeral Home
503 S. Main Street
Lake City, TN 37769

Graveside Service
June 9, 2020

12:00 PM
Oak Ridge Memorial Park
1501 Bethel Valley Rd
Oak Ridge, TN 37830

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