Gary L. Sackett, age 66, of Greenville, passed away Sunday, January 25, at Greenville Regional Hospital. Funeral services for 66 year-old Gary L. Sackett will be Friday, January 30 at 11:00 a.m. at the Church of Christ in Greenville. Burial will be in Mt. Moriah Cemetery. Friends may call Thursday from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home. Memorials are suggested to the Church of Christ or the family.
Gary Lynn Sackett, the son of Wesley William Sackett and Ada Nadine Long Sackett, was born on March 12, 1948 in Hillsboro, Illinois. He grew up in Sorento and attended the Sorento schools and Greenville High School. Gary worked for the Peterson Spring Factory for 40 years until he was disabled.
Gary and Arlene F. Wilderman were united in marriage on October 15, 1976 in the Church of Christ by Boyd Goodson. Arlene survives as do their three sons: Wayne (Pam) Boaz of Pekin, Shane Sackett of Coffeen, Darin (Jacie) Sackett of Sorento, 4 sisters: Patricia DeLisle of Hillsboro, Kathy (Bill) Hoxey, of Girard, Dianna White of Greenville, Sara Johnson of Hillsboro, and 4 grandchildren: Elizabeth Brittany Boaz, Vincent Thomas Boaz, Tyler Sackett, and Aurora Colene Lynn Sackett.
Gary is preceded in death by his parents Wesley and Nadine Sackett.
Gary is a member of the Labor Local # 50 and the Church of Christ.
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Greenville, IL 62246