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Floyd Randall "Randy" Tackett

Floyd Randall “Randy” Tackett, 63, of Pottsville, passed away, Sunday, March 25, 2018 at the River Valley Hospice Home. He was born November 15, 1954 in Russellville to Floyd and Viti Lee Hunt Tackett. He is preceded in death by his grandparents. He is survived by his parents, Floyd and Viti Tackett, Cabot; brother, Terry Tackett (Karen), Wilmington, NC; sister, Cindy Hines, Cabot; seven nieces and nephews; Jason Hines, Cabot, Josh Randall Hines, Cabot, Brittany Hines Hoover, Miami FL, John David Tackett, Fredericksburg VA, Laura Scrivener, Fredericksburg VA , Jordan Tackett, Colorado Springs, CO; four aunts and one uncle, Emily Russell, Jonesville, LA, Mildred Bloodworth, IL, Barbara Hickey, Russellville, Jimmy Don Tackett, Texarkana, TX; Wanda Brown, Russellville; special friends and caregivers, Renee Lemmon, Mark Brashear, several other family and friends. Randy worked at ConAgra for forty years before retiring. Randy liked to hunt and fish and spend time outdoors. Visitation will be 1:00pm, Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at Russellville Family Funeral Chapel, with the Funeral Service following at 2:00pm. Pastor Dan Baker will officiate with Mark Brashear assisting. Burial will be private, under the direction of Russellville Family Funeral. Online obituary and guestbook is available at www.russellvillefamilyfuneral.com.


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Kennith Walker May 14 2019 12:00 AM

He was the best friend I have ever had , I could not be there because, I love the last time I saw him alive. Yall get it

kennith Walker Mar 28 2018 12:00 AM

Floyd and Vita, so very sad hear about your loss. Prayers for you during this difficult time.

Gene Rankin Mar 27 2018 12:00 AM

We are so sorry.

Dick and Dianne Rail Mar 27 2018 12:00 AM

Randy, my first memories of you is when you and Terry stayed at our house while your mom and dad attended the General Assembly after your family moved to West Helena. I remember you bringing some robot computer over with you and my dad having fun with it asking stupid questions trying to trip it up with its answers as you laughed at my dad getting beat by this robot. I remember your sweet kindness that you offered to many neighborhood kids who loved hanging around you...for no other reason than you making them feel wanted and important. I remember you trying teach me and whoever else wanted to join in on a tennis lesson over at the South 9th street tennis courts.... While your brother Terry was on the other court in a match with someone....and your tennis students would somehow always disrupt Terry's game when we would hit our tennis-ball onto his court.... Terry's face turning red as he would get upset and you never failed to crack your great big smile at him with pleasure knowing your students just cost him a point or two. (Smiling Big Now). Randy, my heart danced when I read that you Met Jesus several years ago....So I'm smiling now thinking how you portrayed a Man's (Jesus) character to many people, young and old, all through your life. Now you are there walking and talking with the one Who Loved you the Most--JESUS. Enjoy your New Life in Glory.

Sandra Edwards-Smythe Mar 27 2018 12:00 AM

Randy was way too smart for working at ConAgra! He was very knowledgeable in every facet of life. Randy and I had heated , but friendly, debates about politics. We have lost a good man. RIP

Ken Hiemer Mar 27 2018 12:00 AM

We met and became good friend. It was a honor to take care of you. We are gonna miss you so bad but we know you will always be right here with us. Baybay loves an misses u. You were one that would put others before yourself Always there for us. Go rest now and fly with the angels . Gone but never forgotten. See you again one day.

Renee Lemmon and baybay Mar 26 2018 12:00 AM

Tackett is how I've always known this sweet guy. He was such a loving and giving person! He loved our kids and our family and we loved having him share some of our family get togethers cause he was family!! It breaks my heart such a sweet persons life ended so soon

Nita Brashear Mar 26 2018 12:00 AM

Randy, I am thankful to have known you as my brother-in-law and friend. Your deep voice and laugh will be always remembered. Your thoughtfulness of gifts, for me, Teddy Bears and bears, are special treasured memories of you through the years and I am pleased to still have those to remember you by. Our great comfort is knowing that you are rejoicing in heaven and you went into the arms of Jesus, no longer in pain and suffering and we will see you again. May God comfort, give His peace, to all who knew and loved Randy at this time of sadness in the loss of his presence with us, he will be missed. Love, Melody

Melody Tackett-Jones Mar 26 2018 12:00 AM