James Lester Hackett, 91, Dearborn, MO

James Lester Hackett, 91, Dearborn, MO

James Lester Hackett, 91, of Dearborn, MO, passed away Sunday, November 17, 2013 at Hillview Nursing & Rehabilitation Center of Platte City, MO.
James Lester Hackett, 91, of Dearborn, MO, passed away Sunday, November 17, 2013 at Hillview Nursing & Rehabilitation Center of Platte City, MO.

A private family service will take place at the Hackett Cemetery in Dearborn, at a later date.

The family suggests contributions be given to the Dearborn Christian Church.

Jim was born November 29, 1921 in Platte County, MO to James Robert and Alice Melissa (Anderton) Hackett.

He was a lifelong resident of Dearborn; and member of the Dearborn Christian Church. Jim was a lifelong farmer in the Dearborn area; and was also employed as a crane operator for the Local 101 Operating Engineers.

He married Ella Mae Spiers on October 21, 1950 in Arkansas.

Jim was an active member of the Masonic Lodge A.F. & A.M. of Camden Point, MO; and the Plattsburg, MO Saddle Club. His true passion was spending time with his family.

Jim was preceded in death by: his parents; his wife; 2 infant brothers; 2 brothers Charlie and Jacob Hackett; and 2 sisters Loise Lamb and Ruby Liggett.

He is survived by: 3 daughters Deborah Koss, Patti (Jeff) Hale, and Terri (Tim) Wheeler, all of K.C., MO; 1 sister Alice West of Weston, MO; 7 grandchildren; and 10 great grandchildren.

Arrangements By: Vaughn-Aufranc Funeral Home—Dearborn, MO—Ph. 816-992-3366
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