Earl Tackett

Sept. 12, 1938 – May 3, 2008

Earl Burton Tackett, 69, of Sweet Home died May 3, 2008.

He was born Sept. 12, 1938 in McKaskill, Ark., to Joe and Effie (Barber) Tackett. He lived in Portland, Glendale, Roseburg and Sutherlin before moving to Sweet Home in 1999. He loved being in Sweet Home and thought the area was beautiful.

Mr. Tackett loved cars, boating, fishing, camping and going to parks during the summer.

He is survived by his wife, Bobbi Tackett of Sweet Home; son DeWayne and wife Karla Tackett of Colton; daughter Kim and husband Todd Brown of West Linn; two stepsons, Larry Hambrick of Sweet Home and James and wife Amber Hambrick of Portland; three brothers, Carroll Barber of Woodburn, Gene and wife Dolores Tackett of Mesquite, Nev., and Bobby Joe and wife Linda Tackett of Aurora; 11 grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.