Norman Dale Lackey

Born in Nashville, Tennessee on March 23, 1931

Departed on January 12, 2021 and resided in Spring Hill, Tennessee

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Norman Dale Lackey age 89 passed away on January 12, 2021. He is preceded in death by his parents, James Hampton and Frances Lackey and his twin brother Kenneth Wayne Lackey. He is survived by his wife Bobbi Lackey, children, Jan (James) Cagle, Robin (Mike) Williams and Karen Lackey, step-children, Annette (David) Raymer and Nathan (Kristi) Bass, grandchildren, Taylor Cagle, Kyle Williams, Kailey Williams, Brooke (Brandon) Michael, Jacob (Lauren) Bass, Rebekah Bass, great-granddaughter, Emery Bass, sisters, Judy Huddleston and Linda Elder.
Norman was a graduate if Hillsboro High School and Vanderbilt University where he earned a degree in Mechanical Engineering and served as Co-President of Sigma Alpha Delta Fraternity during his Senior Year. After graduation he worked at C and CC Company in Oak Ridge Tennessee. After his employment at Oak Ridge he served in the United States Army where he was assigned to the U. S. Corps of Engineers at the Engineering Research and Development Laboratory in Belvoir, VA as a Mechanical Engineer for the remaining 21 months of his two year term in the Army. He was hired by Ford Motor Company in Detroit MI in December 1955 to work on the plant layout for the new glass plant being built in Nashville, Tennessee. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church as well as the Gideon’s international where he ministered to young boys at the Juvenile Detention Center. He also enjoyed playing tennis and golf. In lieu of flowers memorial donation may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, The Gideon’s International or a charity of your choice.

12 Comments to Norman Dale Lackey

  1. Michael Pence
    January 14, 2021 10:10 am

    Norm, my friend and brother, you will be missed. Prayers for Bobbi and your daughters. Well done good and faithful servant.

  2. David E. Miller II
    January 14, 2021 10:43 am

    Norm was one of the most kind, considerate and dependable persons I knew at Ford Glass. It’s an honor to have known and worked with him.

  3. Bill Long
    January 14, 2021 12:20 pm

    Norm was a gentle man with lots of smarts. I will miss him.

  4. Pat Vasco
    January 14, 2021 1:25 pm

    I always enjoyed seeing Norm At Trinity Church; he was a faithful member. He was a gentle soul and always had a smile.

  5. Richard Perryman
    January 14, 2021 2:01 pm

    Norm was a really good person. Never a negative word for anyone. God speed Norm

  6. Ron Mason
    January 14, 2021 3:13 pm

    I was in the same office in Detroit when Norm and Wayne were making plans for the Nashville Glass plant. It was always nice to have conversations with someone from my home town of Nashville.

  7. Lisa (Lackey) Farrar
    January 14, 2021 4:15 pm

    May you rest in peace Uncle Norman. I miss you and my Dad dearly. You were lucky to have such a warm and wonderful bond throughout your life. Happy Heavenly Reunion with your twin brother, Mimi and Poppie. Love, Lisa

  8. Charlie Arnold
    January 14, 2021 5:57 pm

    Rest in Peace Norm. Will meet again on the other side of the Jordan River. Thank you for loving and making my dear friend Bobbi happy. I will miss our talks and the times we shared together.

    Your Friend and Brother in Christ

  9. Richard Biggs
    January 14, 2021 6:49 pm

    Norm impacted the lives of hundreds of young people as he witnesses at the Junvenile Detention Center representing the Gideons. Great friend I will miss.

  10. Jim whitfield
    January 14, 2021 8:43 pm

    Norm I enjoy working with you at Ford and also the times we played golf together.

  11. Mary Carroll McKenzie
    January 15, 2021 5:59 pm

    What a wonderful, kind, gentle and Godly man. You leave behind quite a legacy and will always be remembered with great affection. Prayers to all the family members. Until we meet again, Norm.

  12. Dana Whitten
    January 15, 2021 7:48 pm

    It has been such an honor getting to know Mr. Norm and helping care for him. He was such a kind, gentle man and he will be missed, greatly.
    It was an honor to be there with him during his last days.

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