Funeral services for Kirk Ernest Luckett, 81, of Greenville will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, August 27 at St. Joseph Catholic Church. He died Tuesday, August 23 at Delta Regional Medical Center. Burial will be in Greenville Cemetery under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.
Mr. Luckett was born in Greenville where he graduated from St. Joseph Catholic High School then enlisted in the U.S. Marines. After his discharge he attended Mississippi State University where he received a degree in Agriculture Engineer. He then returned to Greenville where he was employed with U.S.D.A until retiring. He was a communicant of St. Joseph Catholic Church and was a member of the Knights of Columbus.
He is survived by his wife Susan Terry Luckett of Greenville; daughter, Deborah Luckett McCaffrey (Dr. Scott) of Honolulu, HI; son, Christopher Leo Luckett (Lisa) of Greenville; step-daughter, Courtney Jackson Ray (Shawn) of Petal, MS; sister, Clinton “Clincy” Luckett of Greendale, WI; and 5 grandchildren, Rachael Luckett, Benjamin Luckett, Melissa Harris (Steven), Elizabeth Ray and Jaden Ray.
There will be a visitation one hour prior to services at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or to St. Joseph Catholic Church.