Royse Lee Lackey Submitted by: Tammie Chada 29 Jul 2002 © Amarillo Globe-News
DUMAS - Royse Lee Lackey, 63, died Saturday, July 27, 2002.
Services will be at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday in First Baptist Church of Dumas with the Rev. Eddie Tubbs, pastor of the church, officiating. Burial will be in Lane Memorial Cemetery in Sunray by Morrison Funeral Directors.
Mr. Lackey was born November 22, 1938, at home near Cheyenne, Oklahoma.
After serving with the Navy for six years, he moved to Sunray and married Mickey Thomas on August 31, 1962.
He was a member of the Sunray Fire Department for several years before moving to Dumas. He was a volunteer for the Dumas Fire Department for 15 years and an active member of the State Jaycees in the 1960s.
He was a licensed master electrician; a hunting safety instructor for the Texas Parks and Wildlife for five years; and an enthusiastic golfer. He was also a member of VFW Post 9022 of Dumas.
He had been an employee of Diamond Shamrock for 38 years as a treating and blending supervisor before leaving due to an eye disease in 1993.
He was a member of First Baptist Church of Dumas.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Bue and Bessie Lackey; and two sisters, Theressa Aline Lackey and Edna Mae Sharp.
Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Lee A. Lackey of Fort Worth; and Kristina Henderson of Plains, Kansas; three brothers, Bue H. Lackey Jr. of Disney, Oklahoma; Wester Lackey of Sunray and Jody Lackey of Pensacola, Florida; two sisters, Darline Reynolds of Portland, Oregon; and LaQuita Cox of Stonewall, Oklahoma; two grandchildren, Stormy and Seth of Plains; and many nieces and nephews.
The family will be at 1114 Phillips Drive in Dumas.
The family suggests memorials be to American Cancer Society, 211 Zauk, Dumas, Texas 79029; or to Memorial Hospice, 224 E. Second, Dumas, Texas 79029.
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