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Billy Ray LACKEY (VETERAN)

Galatia Cemetery
Baxter County,
Arkansas

CORPORAL US Army
April 29, 1927-March 15, 2004

Married Esta Lee Staggs on May 14, 1945
Son of Willie W. "Bill" & Pearl Miser Lackey

The Kansas City Star
March 17, 2004
Billy Ray Lackey, 76, of Kansas City, MO, passed away Monday, March 15, 2004, at his home, after a short but hard fought battle with cancer.
A visitation with Masonic service will be held from 7-8:30PM Thurday, March 18, at Speaks Suburban Chapel, Independence, MO. A seperate visitation will be held at Roller Funeral Home, Mt. Home, AR from 6-8PM Friday, March 19. The funeral service will be 10AM Saturday, March 20, at Galatia Church, Norfork, AR, with the burial at Galatia Cemetery.
Billy was born April 29, 1927, at Oilton, OK, youngest son of W.W. (Bill) and Pearl Lackey. He grew up in Norfork, AR, area and entered the Army when he was 18 years old. Billy was united in marriage to Esta Lee Staggs on May 14, 1945, and from this union five children were born. After marrying, he spent the rest of his working days in Kansas City, where he was President of L&M Hauling for 50 years and a member of Local 101. He was a member of Heroine Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite and Ararat Shrine.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Pearl; brother Winfred; and mother-in-law, Dollie Staggs.
Mr. Lackey is survived by his wife of 59 years, Esta Lee Lackey; three sons, Larry and wife, Annette of Blue Springs, MO, Jerry and wife, Toni of Kansas City, MO, and Eddie and wife, Trish of Odessa, MO; two daughters, Sharon Steward of Kansas City and Brenda Willett of Salem, AR; eight grandchildren, Adam and Larann Lackey, Rachel Lackey, Elyssa Lackey, Jesse and Jennifer Steward, and Jason and Chad Willett; three great grandchildren, Annaleece, Lawson and Riley; five step grandchildren; and 15 step great grandchildren. Arragements: Speaks Suburban Chapel.

The Baxter Bulletin
March 17, 2004
Billy Ray Lackey, 76, of Kansas City, MO, passed away Monday, March 15, 2004, at his home. A funeral will be 10AM Saturday at Galatia Church at Norfork, with burial at Galatia Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-8-PM Friday at Roller Funeral Home.
Billy was born April 29, 1927, in Oilton, OK, the youngest son of W.W. 'Bill' and Pearl Lackey. He was the great grandson of Dr. William Harrison Lackey and the grandson of attorney Leander Lackey. As a young man, Billy worked on Norfork Dam. He grew up in the Norfork area and entered the US Army when he was 18. Billy was united in marriage to Esta Lee Staggs on May 14, 1945, and from this union, five children were born. After marrying, he spent the rest of his working days in Kansas City, where he was president of L&M Hauling for 50 years and a member of Local 101. He was a member of the Heroine Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite and Ararat Shrine.
He is survived by his wife of 59 yeas, Esta Lee Lackey; three sons, Larry and wife, Annette, of Blue Springs, MO, Jerry and Wife, Toni, of Kansas City and Eddie and wife, Trish, of Odessa, MO; two daughters, Sharon Steward of Kansas City and Brenda Willett of Salem; eight grandchildren, Adam and Larann Lackey, Rachel Lackey, Elyssa Lackey, Jesse and Jennifer Steward and Jason and Chad Willett; three great grandchildren, Annaleece, Lawson and Riley; five step grandchidren; and 15 step great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Pearl; brother, Winfred; and mother-in-law, Dollie Staggs.
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(From the files of Max Parnell.)

(Photo Courtesy of Larry & Joyce Havner)

Contributed on 1/25/09 by maxparnell
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