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Glenvis “Bo” Tackett

Keokee, Va.-Glenvis “Bo” Tackett, 70, passed away on Saturday, November 25, 2023, at Holston Valley Medical Center.
He was born in McDowell, Ky. and lived most of his life in Keokee, Va. He graduated from Wheelwright High School, where he began and excelled at basketball. He attended Clinch Valley College, playing basketball for the Highland Cavaliers. Bo was an intense U.K. basketball fan. He was co-founder and owner of 3 Guys Transport, a medical transfer service. He attended Smyth Chapel United Methodist Church in Pennington Gap, Va. Bo loved and was dedicated to his family and the many nieces, nephews and friends that he leaves behind.
Bo was preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Jennifer Robin Tackett; his parents, Joseph H. and Anna Elizabeth (Bryant) Tackett; his twin sisters, Diana Kay Tackett and Sandra Faye Tackett, and his brothers with whom he was a triplet with, Clenvis and Denvis Tackett.
Surviving are his daughter, Libby Tackett (Cliff Daly), Keokee, Va.; two grandchildren, Cody Tackett and Willow Grace Tackett; sisters, Wanda Lee Johnson and Nina Ann Whitt (Dennis), both of High Hat, Ky. and Mary Kathleen Newman, Greenup, Ky.; several nieces and nephews; and brother-in-law, Alan Collier (Ronda), Norton, Va.
The family will receive friends 1:00pm – 3:00pm on Saturday, December 9, 2023, at Smyth Chapel Church, Smyth Chapel Road, Pennington Gap, Va. The service will follow at 3:00pm with Pastor Darrell Hensley and Rev. Alan Collier officiating.
Gilliam Funeral Home and Crematory is honored to serve the Tackett family.
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