Robert “Bruce” Lackey
Robert “Bruce” Lackey, 86, of Sour Lake, died Friday, March 25, 2022, at Harbor Hospice, Beaumont. He was born on January 8, 1936, to Maude Curtis Lackey and Jesse Calhoun Lackey, in Beaumont, and was a veteran of the United States Army having served in the Korean War.
He worked at St. Elizabeth Hospital in maintenance for many years and retired from Beaumont ISD after working in maintenance for over 10 years. Bruce enjoyed working on computers and in the garden and fishing. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, poppy, and friend.
Survivors include his wife of sixty-six years, Darlene Lackey; daughters, Bonita Marks and her husband, Ricky, of Spring and Dawn Lane of Sour Lake; eleven grandchildren; twenty-two great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; and numerous nieces, nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents; son, Jesse Lackey; daughter, Belynda Young; three brothers; and two sisters.
His cremation arrangements will be handled through Broussard’s Crematorium under the direction of Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont.
Memorial contributions may be made to Growing in Christ’s Image Church, 375 West Barfield, Sour Lake, Texas 77659.