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Jason Channing Tackett


Jason Channing Tackett, age 26 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away early Sunday morning January 7, 2018 at the Pikeville Medical Center in Pikeville, Ky.  He was born September 18, 1991 in Paintsville, Kentucky to Ricky Jason and Elizabeth Minix Tackett, who survive. 
Survivors also include his fiancé, Natalie Jenkins of Salyersville, Kentucky, his paternal grandparents, CJ and Diane Tackett, maternal grandfather, Harold Minix, one uncle, David Minix, and several great aunts and great uncles. 
Jason was an ordained preacher, and a member of the Fathers House of Prayer. He was also a teacher at the Herald Whitaker Middle School, and a fireman with the North Magoffin Volunteer Fire Department. 
Jason is preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Sharon Minix.
Funeral services were conducted at 11 am Wednesday, January 10, 2018 from the First Baptist Church with Derek Meade, Daniel Meade, George Meade, and Blake Cantrell officiating. Burial followed in the Monroe Tackett Cemetery at Twin Lick, Kentucky. 
Arrangements were under the direction of the Magoffin County Funeral Home. 



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