Billie Hershel Lackey

Billie Hershel Lackey
Billie Hershel Lackey

Billie Hershel Lackey, 79, of Amarillo, TX died Wednesday, May 19, 2021.

Graveside services will be at 11:00 a.m., Monday, May 24, 2021, at Llano Cemetery with Dale Moreland officiating.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Billie was born January 13, 1942, in Madera, California, to Ellis and Mary Lackey.  He joined the Air Force and served in the Philippines during the Vietnam War.  Billie was an aircraft mechanic for 15-20 years at Reese Air Force Base and Bell Helicopter.

On February 19, 1996, he married Kay Jones, in Tahoka, TX.  They were members of The Church at Quail Creek.

He was preceded in death by two sons, Michael and Mark Lackey.

Survivors include his wife, Kay Lackey, of the home; two sons, Mitch Lackey and wife Rae, of Mansfield, TX, and Monty Lackey and wife Sheryl, of Cumby, TX; a stepson, Christopher Sims, of Amarillo, TX; two sisters, Katie Harris and husband, Dean, and Vickie Alley and husband Ray, both of Ponca City, OK; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

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