David Winn Hackett, 69, of Adrian, Michigan, went peacefully into the loving arms of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ at his home on Wednesday, April 21, 2021. He was born in Garden City, Michigan, to Winn and Mary (Johnson) Hackett on December 9, 1951. David’s family moved to Onsted, Michigan, when he was a child. He attended Onsted Schools, and graduated in 1970. He was a member of the school band and served as Onsted High School marching band drum major. He also worked at different jobs throughout his high school years. After high school he attended an IT (tech) college in Ohio for computer programming and technical computer science. David loved the Lord with all of his heart. He grew up attending church with his family at Onsted Baptist Church, and was a member for over 25 years. He was raised in a musical family, singing and playing songs of praise and sharing God’s love. The Hackett family traveled throughout Lenawee County and surrounding areas spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ and sharing God’s promise of eternal life through their music and personal testimony. David sang baritone in men’s quartet, and enjoyed listening to men's quartets, especially men’s acappella groups. David attended Crossroads Community church in Adrian for the past several years with his children and granddaughters. David married in 1978 and is survived by his former wife, Kimberly (Dopp) Bennett and their children Melissa and Jonathan. David loved spending time with his daughter Melissa, and watching movies and going to theatrical plays and musicals with his granddaughters, Lilyiah and Elizabella. He especially enjoyed doing things together with his son Jonathan, including riding motorcycles, attending car and monster truck shows, Oakshade racing, and working on mechanical and technical hands- on projects. David always looked forward to weekly family meals and game night with his daughter and son and granddaughters. He also enjoyed visits with his six siblings, two brothers and four sisters, and their families. Besides David’s love of God, his family, and playing his piano and organ, he enjoyed many other things, including: dominos, cards, games, camping, swimming, motorcycling, restoring and driving classic cars, science, mechanical and technical hands-on projects, picnics by the lake, bonfires with hot dogs, smores, stories and singing. David worked for Wacker Silicone for forty-two and a half years as a chemical operator. He retired in 2016. David is survived by; his children, Melissa R. (Hackett) Nofzinger and Jonathan D. Hackett; two granddaughters, both from Adrian, Lilyiah, 12, and Elizabella, 7; six siblings, Kay Rinehart of Onsted Michigan, Sheryl Wharff (Conray) of Hudson, Massachusetts, Gary Hackett (Karen) of Cement City, Michigan, and three from Sebring Florida, Paul Hackett (Diane), Jo Ellen Hackett, and Karen Huey. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Dale. There will be a graveside inurement of David’s cremains, officiated by Jack Blaker, at noon on Friday April 30, 2021, at Lenawee Hills Memorial Gardens, located in Tecumseh, MI at the corner of M 50 and M 52. A luncheon will follow at Hidden River North, 975 W. Beecher Street, Adrian MI. Please mark your calendars for David’s Celebration of Life, 2:00 PM, Sunday June 6, 2021, at Lutheran Church of the Lakes, 8800 N. Rollin Hwy, Addison MI, corner of US 223 and Rollin Hwy, ½ mile West of Devil’s Lake. Come and share your memories of David. Sympathy cards and gifts can be sent to the family, Melissa and Jonathan Hackett, 500 Rio Grande, Adrian, MI 49221.
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