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Tackitt was police chief and deputy

Former Jenkins Police Chief Franklin D. Tackitt, 66, of Neon, died September 25.

A son of Birty Tackitt and the late Feddie Tackitt, he was also a former Fleming- Neon police chief, a former deputy for the Letcher County Sheriff ’s Department, a former Letcher County Jailer, and a former Fleming-Neon City Councilman.

Surviving in addition to his mother are a brother, Carl Tackitt; a sister, Wanda Boggs; a nephew, Ronald Tackitt; two nieces, Sheena Potter and Keisha Parton; and a great-niece, Rylee Parton.

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