Billy "Walker Dog" Lackey, Jr. age 65 of Smithville, passed away Friday afternoon at his residence.
He was born November 27, 1951 to his parents, the late Billy Lackey, Sr. and Nora Mae Howard Lackey Pinegar.
Billy attended the Old Fashioned Freewill Baptist Church and was a retired Truck Driver.
He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Lackey of Smithville; 5 children, Scotty (Patricia) Stubbe of Smithville, Charles Stubbe of Smithville, Tina (Keneth) Whitehead of Smithville, Tammy (David) Hough of Lake Wells, FL, and Jason (Linda Bain) Lackey of Smithville; daughter-in-law, Retta Lackey of Smithville; 10 grandchildren, Ashlee Whitehead (Jacob Rankhorn), Jessica Price, Madison Whitehead, Shelby Hough, Dakota Nokes, Tiera Anderson, Tabitha Goodwin, Joshua Lackey, Eli Lackey, Nicholas Lackey; 2 step-great-grandchildren, Madison Anderson and Kimber Nokes; 9 brothers and sisters, Wane Lackey of Chattanooga, Steven Lackey of Manchester, Tommy (Crissy) Lackey of Manchester, James Lackey of Sparta, Bethel (Linda) Golden of Smithville, Jean (Johnny) King of Sparta, Norma (David) Young of Sparta, Wanda (Jerry) Allen of Sparta, Angela (Julio) Garcia of Manchester and a host of nieces, nephews and friends also survive.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Bros. Nathan Thomason and David Lawson officiated with burial following in DeKalb Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers Jacob Rankhorn, Roger Whitehead, Jordan Whitehead, Jason Lackey, Grayson Redmon, Scotty Stubbe, Kenneth Whitehead, and Charles Stubbe.
Honorary Pallbearers Joshua Lackey, Smithville Police Department, Sheriff’s Department Deputies, and Bethel Golden.
DeKalb Funeral Chapel, Smithville, TN was in charge of the arrangements.