Paul Franklin Lackey


It is with great sadness that the family of Paul Franklin Lackey, announce his passing on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at the age of 92.
Mr. Lackey is a U.S. veteran of WWII and the Korean War. He served for over 30 years in the Army in active and reserves. During WWII he served with Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force under the command of U.S. General Dwight D. Eisenhower. He later was secretary/treasurer for SHAEF Veteran's Association. He retired from civil service in 1982. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Benjamin Franklin and Effie Mae Love Lackey; son, Paul Mitchell Lackey; sisters, Doris L. Moon and Sarah L. Kleinmetz and brothers, William H., James K., Wayne S. and Ollie R. Lackey.
He leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 72 years, Evelyn Jean Sparks Lackey; daughters, Paulette Lackey (Riley) Trimble and Donna Lackey (Jerry F.) Hendrix; grandchildren, Jamie Trimble Oliver, Riley O. Trimble, III, Eli (Sabrina) Trimble and Sara Hendrix McClendon and 8 great-grandchildren. Special thanks to his caregiver and loving friend, Starla Metcalf and the Folsom Center.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at Moss Service Funeral Home from 12 p.m. until 2 p.m. The Celebration of Life funeral service will be in the chapel of the funeral home beginning at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Jaina Glaze and Rev. David Palmer officiating. Burial will immediately follow at East Point Cumberland Presbyterian Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers are Riley Trimble, III, Eli Trimble, Austin Oliver, Keaton Oliver, Jeff Hanson, Lance Roberson, Ed Roberson and Dr. Mark McClendon.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to First Presbyterian Church 615 3rd Ave. S.E. Cullman, AL 35055
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Gerald Johnson
Jun 22, 2019
Sorry for your loss and praying for the family. I appreciate Paul very much as he helped me greatly in my military career. His advice and counsel was right on target and I am very ever grateful.
Sandy Day
Jun 18, 2019
I am so very sorry for your loss. Y'all know that I loved him. I am so honored to have got to be around him he always made me smile.
Jun 18, 2019