TBDBITL Alumni Club

The Best Damn Band In The Land - The Ohio State University Marching Band Alumni

Robert Bush Lackey

February 16, 1932 - November 4, 2013

Robert Bush Lackey, age 81, passed on to new experiences on Monday, November 4, 2013 at Kobacker House. Veteran US Navy. Graduate of Boardman High School, Youngstown, OH and OSU. Retired Professor from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering from The Ohio State University. Past President of the Clintonville Community Band. Member of the Lower London Dixieland Band. Former member of the TBDBITL, OSU Marching Band and Alumni Band. Past President of the Columbus Figure Skating Assoc. Volunteer Naturalist at HighBanks Metro Parks. Avid cycling, skating, skiing, sailing, Tai Chi, and boomerang enthusiast with other interests too numerous to mention.

Preceded in death by parents Kingsley W. and Rachel M. Lackey, daughter Debbie Kuamoo. Survived by life partner, LuCinda; children, Cindy (Kaz), Danny (Nancy), Caryl (Cyril), Clint (Debby), and Wendy; grandchildren, Shawn, Tyler, Lani, Justin, Nikkie, and Brianna; and great-grandchildren, Gunner, Aidan, Noah, and Alec.

Celebration of Life will be held 2 - 5 pm Thursday, at Cafe Bella, 2593 N. High St., Columbus, OH 43202. Arrangements by Southwick-Good & Fortkamp Funeral Chapel.

Robert was a member of the marching band in 1949 through 1951. He played tenor horn.