Kenneth Frank Tackett at age 68 went to be with the Lord on February 8, 2014. He was a resident of Visalia, CA. Kenneth was born to Frank and Willie Tackett in Eufaula, Oklahoma, on November 20, 1945, and moved to Porterville 3 weeks later. Kenneth graduated from Porterville High School in 1965. He was a custodian with the Porterville School District for 37 years. He enjoyed spending time with his family and grandchildren, who were the delight of his life. Kenneth was a God fearing man who loved the Lord. He was a wonderful and caring man who was loved by many and will be greatly missed. He is preceded in death by his father Frank Tackett. Kenneth was a devoted husband and is survived by his loving wife and best friend of 47 years, Edith Tackett. He was a loving father to his 2 daughters: Torie Ferrier and husband Nathan, Jennifer Brandt and husband Tony. He is also survived by his mother Willie Tackett; Brother Arnold Tackett. 3 Sisters: Lavoyce Whisman Delois Maddox, and Darla Huxsahl, along with 4 grandchildren Nathan Ferrier, Jacob Brandt, Hannah Ferrier,Andrew Brandt and a little grandson due in April. Graveside service is scheduled for 1:00 pm Friday, February 21, 2014 at Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery.