William Lackey

Published 12:00 am Friday, December 11, 2009

William D. Lackey
FRANKLIN—William David “Billy” Lackey, 29, son of Michael and Carolyn Lackey, died December 9, 2009, at Sentara Obici Hospital.
He was a native of Franklin and was predeceased by his paternal grandmother, Ruth O. Lackey and his maternal grandfather, Gray B. Williams.
He was a graduate of Franklin High School where he enjoyed playing the roll of “The Franklin Bronco” mascot.
Billy was a former Cub Scout, a participant and medalist in the Special Olympics, and an employee of Food Lion.
Survivors besides his parents are two brothers, Kevin Lackey (Sherry) and Jonathan Lackey; nephew, Brian Barrett; niece, Samantha Barrett; maternal grandmother, Nancy Williams; uncle, Gary Williams; aunts, Mary Kelton (Dave), Kathy Kelton, Pat Lackey, Pam Hope; cousins, Matthew Kelton, Suzi Woodcock, Patsy Coughlan, and hundreds of friends.
A memorial service will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Wright Funeral Home with the Rev. Fred McCall officiating.
A reception will follow at the Franklin Presbyterian Church.
The family suggests memorials be made in Billy’s memory to the Franklin Presbyterian Church or Special Olympics.
Condolences may be offered at www.wrightfuneralhome.org.