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Johnny Michael Hackett

A funeral service for Major Johnny Michael Hackett was held Aug. 6, 2021, at Calvary Pentecostal Church, with interment in the church cemetery. Riverwood Family handled the arrangements.
Mr. Hackett, 57, of Jayess, passed from this life Aug. 3. He was born in Fort Worth, Texas, to Paul Cecil Hackett and Della May McCoy on March 14, 1964. Mr. Hackett served his country in the United States Navy and was a member of Calvary Pentecostal Church. He was well respected among the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department, where he served as major, as well as the surrounding counties and communities he served. His career as a law enforcement officer included the Gautier Police Department and the Moss Point Police Department. He was also a member of the Mason organization.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Paul David Hackett; and his mother-in-law, Linda Jan Thornhill.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 13 years, Rhonda Kay Hackett; sons, Colton Hackett (Payten), Dallas Bryan (Caitlyn), Myca Bryan (Haley); daughters, Kaycee Mixon (Zack), Ashley Hackett; brothers, Jerry Grace, Eddie Sharp, Timmy Hackett; sisters, Tammy Johnson, Shirley Reynolds, Brenda Carpenter; four grandchildren, Mylee Mixon, Charlee Mixon, Kaydence Bryan, and Lynnleigh Bryan. He is also survived by nieces, Heather LeJune and her family, and Somer Garner and her family, as well as other loving family members, law enforcement family, and friends.