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Robert McKee "Bob" Lackey, Jr
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Birth: Apr. 4, 1925
Baltimore
Baltimore City
Maryland, USA
Death: Dec. 1, 1966
Cleveland
Bradley County
Tennessee, USA

Robert was born April 4, 1925, at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. He was the first of 5 children born to Frances Thelma Rodrick & Robert McKee Lackey, Sr. The family later moved to Lexington, Virginia and then Newport News, Virginia. He met his wife Ruth Overbey in Newport News. They married in Elizabeth City, NC, in 1943, shortly before he had to leave for WWII. He served 2 years in Asia [Bismarck Archipelago, East Indies, New Guinea, and the Southern Philippines] as a corporal on Coxswain Landing Craft #838. When he returned, he & Ruth made their home in Newport News and had 2 children. Their lives were not harmoneous and he eventually left the family. He died a few months short of his 42nd birthday on 1 Dec 1966, in Cleveland, Tennessee. He was buried in the Garden of Devotions at Sunset Memorial Cemetery, North Lee Highway (extension of Keith St.), Cleveland, TN.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert McKee Lackey (1903 - 1961)
  Frances Thelma Rodrick Lackey (1898 - 1980)
 
 Spouse:
  Ruth Overbey Lackey (1915 - 1997)*
 
 Siblings:
  Robert McKee Lackey (1925 - 1966)
  Grace Genaveve Lackey Stepp (1926 - 1995)*
  William Franklyn Lackey (1928 - 1999)*
  Ruth Patricia Lackey Folwell (1932 - 1988)*
  Betty Jane Lackey Sandefur (1935 - 1997)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sunset Memorial Gardens
Cleveland
Bradley County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: 59 D
 
Created by: Kitty Lackey
Record added: Sep 08, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76178108
Robert McKee Bob Lackey, Jr
Added by: Kitty Lackey
 
Robert McKee Bob Lackey, Jr
Added by: Kitty Lackey
 
Robert McKee Bob Lackey, Jr
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God bless you and all the troops who served and continue to serve, protecting our land and others.
- Mike & Kitty
 Added: May. 26, 2014
Missed you.
- Mike & Kitty
 Added: Jul. 19, 2013
 
 
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