Jacob William “Bill” Lackey, 75, of Raleigh, NC and formerly of Statesville, NC passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at his home.
Bill was born on October 18, 1945 in St. Petersburg, Florida to the late Lentz McSherry Lackey, Sr. and Joyce Duo Richardson Lackey. He was a part of the class of ’63 of Statesville High School and went on to attend Gordon Military College in Georgia. HE later received his masters at NC State University. He was vice president at the State Employees Credit Union in Raleigh, NC and was later employed by Cisco of Boston, MA until returning to Raleigh. Bill was associated with Providence Baptist Church and was active in their Bible study and Tuesday Breakfasts. He was active in the NC Jaycees in early years and enjoyed NASCAR racing.
In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded in death by his brother, L.M. “Mac” Lackey, Jr.
Bill is survived by his brother, Robert “Bob” S. Lackey, nephews, James Robert Lackey (Ariana) and Jason Lackey, nieces, Leanne Michelle Lackey and Amanda Lackey. Also surviving are his great nephews and niece, Noah Lackey, Jonah Lackey, Robert Lackey and Maddi Lackey.
Graveside services will be conducted 2:00 pm Sunday, October 3 at Oakwood Cemetery, Statesville, NC.
Memorials can be made to Providence Baptist Church at 6339 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27612.
Providence Baptist Church
6339 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh NC 27612