In loving memory of

Donnie A Tackett
March 21, 1958 - June 4, 2021

Donnie Tackett, 63, passed away on Friday, June 4, 2021, in Marion. Donnie was born on March 21, 1958, to the late Charles and Velma (Bradley) Tackett, in Marion, Indiana. He graduated from Marion High School, class of 1976. Donnie married the love of his life, Bonnie (Bilbee) Tackett, on February 28, 1986. They just celebrated 35 years of marriage. He was a core maker at Atlas Foundry for many years. Donnie enjoyed playing video games, horseshoes, and golf. He was in a bowling league for several years. Donnie enjoyed fishing with his family and was an avid Indianapolis Colts fan.

Donnie will be sadly missed by his wife, Bonnie Tackett, Marion; children, April (Jesse) Simonsson, Marion; and Amy Tackett, Marion; grandchildren, Aaron Moon, and Lilian, Kelsie, and Penelope Simonsson; brothers, Darrell (Cindy) Tackett, Fort Wayne; and Ronnie Tackett, Marion; sister-in-law, Jane Case; brothers-in-law, Bill (Sue) Bilbee, and Jim (Ronda) Bilbee; special niece and nephew, Angie (Tiger) Rangel, and Steve Tackett; along with many other nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; nephews, Mike and Jeff Tackett; and best friend and brother-in-law, Steve Case.

Arrangements for Donnie have been entrusted to College Park Chapel of Armes-Hunt Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 4601 South Western Avenue, Marion, Indiana 46953, where on Wednesday, June 9, 2021, there will be a visitation held from 11 A.M. to 1 P.M.

In lieu of flowers, the family would like to give a special thank you to the Family LifeCare Hospice and have any memorial contributions given to them for their outstanding care for Donnie. Contributions to them may be given to the funeral home or mailed to Family LifeCare Hospice at 705 S Baldwin Ave, Marion, IN 46953

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April simonsson wrote on Jun 15, 2021:

"I will always love my dad. I am happy he is at peace with his mom and dad."

Jamie Cullum wrote on Jun 7, 2021:

"April and family, I am so sorry for your loss. May you find comfort knowing he is no longer suffering and at peace. Jamie and Marc Cullum"