He was born in Memphis, Tenn. to the late Henry and Evan Mackey. Mr. Mackey was retired from Cape Canaveral, Fla. He was a veteran of the United States Army.
Mr. Mackey was preceded in death by his wife, Jeane Mackey and three sons.
He is survived by his brother, Wilbur Mackey, Sr. and wife, Rose of Winchester, Tenn., grandchildren; Jonathan Mackey, and Melody Mackey of Fla. And Terry Mackey of Ohio. Nephew, Wilbur Mackey, Jr. and wife, Betty of Winchester, nieces; Evalee Helman and husband, Ken of Lynchburg and Regina Green and husband Bobby of Fla.
It was Mr. Mackey’s wishes that he be cremated.
Private family services will be held at a later date.
Grant Funeral Services in charge of arrangements.