Jimmy Ray Lackey, 75, of Fayetteville passed away Friday, November 3, 2023 in Fayetteville. He was born June 28, 1948 in Combs, AR to Gus and Mary (Patrick) Lackey.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his daughters Mary Ellen and Melissa Lackey; his sisters Marie Allen, Drue Walker, Flora McCarty, and Alice Rhine; and brothers Vol and Lee Lackey.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Gloria Sexton Lackey; daughter Teresa Lackey; grandchildren Morgan Lackey and Noah Williams; and great-granddaughter Sona Pawar.
Jimmy was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping out at the cabin whenever he had the chance. But more than anything, he loved his family and spending time with them. He was employed by the University of Arkansas for 40 years and a Razorback fan for life.
Visitation will be Tuesday, November 7, 2023 from 5-7 PM at Beard’s Funeral Chapel in Fayetteville.
Services will be Wednesday, November 8, 2023 at 10 AM at Beard’s Chapel. Burial will follow in Combs Cemetery in Combs, AR.