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Willie J.D. Lackey

May 13, 1953 ~ March 7, 2020 (age 66)


Willie J.D. Lackey, 66, of Auburn, Indiana, formerly of Wabash, Indiana, passed away at 3:45 p.m. on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at Auburn Village.  He was born on May 13, 1953, in Wabash, Indiana, to Willie Lackey Sr. and Geneva (Gross) Lackey Reed.

Willie worked as a building maintenance man for apartment buildings. He enjoyed fishing and playing Bingo.

Willie is survived by two brothers, Dave (Brenda) Reed Jr., and Michael (Melissa) Reed, both of Wabash, Indiana; seven sisters, Claudia Miracle, of Wabash, Indiana; Leveda (Jedd) Hancock, of Wabash, Indiana; Marcy (Wayne) Shore, of Georgia; Mary McCoy, of Kentucky; Debbie (Shannon) Heinlen of Kokomo, Indiana; Judith (Joe) Rodecap of Ft. Wayne, Indiana; and Tammy (William) Brown of Kentucky.  He was preceded in death by one brother and two sisters.

Per the family’s request, there will be a service at a later date.

Arrangements have been entrusted to McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992.

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