November 14, 1970 ... Remembered
Memorial of the 1970 Marshall University Football Team Plane Crash
DONALD TACKETT, JR., ASSISTANT TRAINER
Donald Tackett was from Dingess, West Virginia. He was a graduate of Lenore High School, where he was active in track, basketball, and football. A senior in physical education and special education, he was planning to go into physical therapy or athletic training after graduation. He was a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association.
Donald Tackett, Jr., died in the plane crash.
Not in the Marshall University Football 1970 Press Guide