W. Christopher Tackett, 53, of Columbus, died Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at his home. Born on July 30, 1963 in Portsmouth, he was a son of William H. and Sharon Rollins Tackett and was a very proud Marine veteran.
Chris loved fishing and enjoyed going to the shooting range.
Preceding him in death were his father, William Tackett and former wife, Valerie Lacy Tackett.
Surviving are a son, Christopher Tackett of Sciotoville; his mother, Sharon (Larry) Atkins of Pittsburgh; his life partner, Paula Giovannetti and her grandchildren, Zachary, Sophia and Isabella Smith; and three brothers, Anthony Scott Tackett of Mansfield, Terry Dale Tackett of Pittsburgh and Timothy Craig Tackett of Overland Park Kansas; three step-sisters, Lori Buchanan of KY, Vicki Daum of PA and Joni Johnson of Minford and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, July 31st, at the BRANT FUNERAL HOME IN SCIOTOVILLE with Pastor Steve Phipps officiating. Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens with military honors by the James Dickey Post of the American Legion.
The family will receive guests at Brant’s from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Sunday.