Gleason J "Bud" Hackett

December 25, 1943 ~ November 21, 2021 (age 77)



            Gleason J. “Bud” Hackett, 77, of Springfield, died Sunday, November 21, 2021, in Doctors West Hospital, Columbus.

            Born December 25, 1943, in Dingus, Kentucky, he was a son of Hessie (Cantrell) Brake.

            Bud was a graduate of Triad High School where he went on to attend Gulf Coast Bible College in Houston, and later obtained his Master of Divinity from Anderson University located in Anderson, Indiana. He also had served in the United States Army.

            Gleason spent 50 years in service of the Lord as a Pastor with The Church of God in Anderson, Indiana. Gleason served as chaplain at St. Johns Hospital in Anderson, Indiana and also served as chaplain with the state of Indiana.

            He is survived by his wife of thirty years Lorraine (Cormier) Hackett of Springfield; daughter Julia (Richard) Chamberlin of London, son Bradley Hackett of Indianapolis; grandsons Zachary (Gillian) Wynn and Joshua (Chauntel) Wynn; 4 great-grandchildren; sister Judy Reed of Mechanicsburg, brother Larry (Peggy) Brake of Springfield; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Per Bud’s wishes cremation will take place. A memorial service is being planned for a later date.

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