Carl Morton Tackett | Obituary
Carl Morton Tackett, aged 82 from Hendersonville, passed away on September 14, 2021.
Carl was predeceased by his parents, Carl and Viola Pough Tackett; stepfather, Robert Thiele; sister, Sandra Sue Tweed; brother, Robert Thiele, Jr .; granddaughter, Katrina Caroline Tackett. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Carol Aycock Tackett; son, Jeffrey Carl (Heidi) Tackett; daughter, Tracy Lynn Tackett; grandchildren, Justin Carl Tackett, Nicholas Alexander Tackett and Jessica Lilla Tackett; sister, Cathleen Madden.
Carl was born in Casper, WY, but grew up in Fort Collins, CO where he attended school. He met his wife Carol in high school and has been married to her for over 62 years. In high school, Carl also loved hot rods and made a career out of it in the automotive industry where he held various managerial positions. His work has taken him to many different cities including: Coffeyville, KS; St. Louis, Missouri; Fort Collins, CO; Denver, CO, where he had his own auto parts store called “Carl’s Auto Parts”; San Antonio, Texas; Portland OR; Honolulu, HI; Farmington, New Mexico; Los Angeles, California and Seattle, WA. His desire to be near his grandchildren also led him to Lehi, UT, and then to Hendersonville, TN. He had many interesting hobbies including driving race cars, restoring vintage cars, model radio controlled airplanes, and his favorite which was tinkering in his garage. He was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, September 25 at 12 p.m. at Hillcrest Municipal Cemetery, 3141 US-31 W., White House, TN.
Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home in Hendersonville, 108 Monthaven Blvd., Hendersonville, TN 37075, 615-265-8535, obit line, 615-758-8818, www.sellarsfuneralservices.com.