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 Harold E. Hackett

Harold E. Hackett

Birth
Tuscola, Douglas County, Illinois, USA
Death 7 Mar 2009 (aged 86)
Tuscola, Douglas County, Illinois, USA
Burial Tuscola, Douglas County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 100116067 · View Source
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Son of James Edward and Lucretia (Warne) Hackett. He married Neoma Margaret Cummings Harting on May 30, 1942 in Tuscola, Douglas County, Illinois

Harold and Neoma had three children:
Dennis Hackett
Deborah Hackett (Harrison)
David Hackett

He also had 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren

Harold attended Craft Grade School and graduated from Tuscola High School in 1940. He was also a graduate of Diesel Engineering School, Chicago, IL and attended classes in farm management, marketing, and research.

He was a lifelong farmer in the Tuscola area in partnership with brothers Carl and Montelle for 44 years and farmed with his son until his retirement. He held a deep passion for raising crops, Hereford cattle and crossbred hogs. In recognition of his contribution to future farmers, Harold received the FFA Honorary Chapter Farmer Degree that was presented by his sons, Dennis and David. He was a 4-H leader for 15 years and enjoyed working with farm kids. Additionally Harold received the Outstanding Salesman Award from Crow's Hybrids for 8 years. Upon Harold's retirement, he and Neoma enjoyed several years of life living on Lake Sara in Effingham.



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  • Created by: kstev99
  • Added: 3 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100116067
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harold E. Hackett (23 Jul 1922–7 Mar 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100116067, citing Tuscola Township Cemetery, Tuscola, Douglas County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by kstev99 (contributor 47907326) .