J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home

811 Finley Dr, Albion, MI


Bert Tackett

March 30, 1936March 11, 2020

Bert T. Tackett age 83 of Albion passed away Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at Oaklawn Hospital under the loving care of his family. He was born March 30, 1936 in Grethel, KY the son of John and Margaret (Hamilton) Tackett and they preceded him in death. Bert was also preceded in death by 2 sisters, Nan Newman and Pearl Hunt and 6 brothers: Evan “Tubby”, Charlie, William “Willy”, Emmitt, Kenis and Andy. Bert married Leelyn (Adams) on July 8, 1986 in Pikeville, KY and she survives. He was employed as a crane operator with Hayes-Albion for many years until his retirement. He enjoyed the outdoors, gardening, cutting his grass, going on long drives in his Ford sight-seeing, flea markets, garage sales but most of all, he loved spending time with his family and friends. Besides his loving wife of 34 years, Bert also leaves to cherish his memory his children: Teresa Mitchell, Patti (Richard) Czernik, Linda (Rob) Burch, step-children: Trina (Raymond) Layne, Lisa Justice, Lanny (Jena) Justice, 7 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, 7 great-great grandchildren, 7 step-grandchildren and 1 step-great-grandchild. Visitation for family and friends will be held on Sunday, March 15, 2020 from 2-4 & 6-8 PM at J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home, 811 Finley Dr., Albion. Services will be Monday, March 16, 2020 at the funeral home at 1PM with Pastor Abe Prater officiating. Burial will follow in Albion Memory Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

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  • Visitation Sunday, March 15, 2020
  • Visitation Sunday, March 15, 2020
  • Funeral Service Monday, March 16, 2020


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Stacey Waltz

March 20, 2020

I didnt know Bert well but as soon as I met him I liked him. He was an extremely nice man. I was just thinking about him the other day remembering how nice it was out at his house. I will always remember him fondly & am very glad to have met him! Prayers to him & all who loved him.