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Mr. John Everett Mackey, 40, Jessamine County, KY, EMT, (d. 9 Nov. 2015)

Mr. Mackey died in the line of duty. Flags were flown at half staff Fri 13 Nov 2015, by order of Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear

Mr. John Everett Mackey, age 40, Husband and partner of Janine Mackey for 23 years, passed away Monday, November 9, 2015, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. John's passing followed injuries sustained after being struck by a moving vehicle while on duty.

Visitation for Mackey was Fri 13 Oct 2015 until 8pmCT/9pmET, at Bethel Harvest Church, 3260 Lexington Road, Nicholasville, KY. The funeral was 1pmCT/2pmET Friday also at Bethel Harvest Church.

A lifetime resident of Jessamine County, John served his community for the past 16 years with Jessamine County EMS. Labeled by many coworkers as one of the finest paramedics, John has committed his life to healing the broken both on and off the job. Continuing his legacy, John was privileged with the ability to become an organ donor, and in his passing will be able to continue to improve the lives of others. His dynamic and full life included countless community services including volunteering his medical services and helping at youth activities. He was a craftsman and an artist that enjoyed paintball, gaming, and music of all kinds and was a well-loved and memorable member of the Renn Faire community.

John is survived by the following:
  • A sonL James Connor

  • Daughters: Morgan and Brianna

  • ParentsL Joe and Doris Kinney

  • Brother: Mike

  • Sister: Deb

  • Paternal grandmother: Alberta Mackey

  • Father and Mother-in-law: Ron and Vicki Kline

  • Sister-in-law: Alisha Hauser

  • Several nieces and bephews, and countless others he called his own.
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Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N Main Street, Burkesville, Kentucky is honored to share this courtesy obituary.

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Mr. John Everett Mackey, 40, Jessamine Co., KY EMT (d. 9 Nov 2015)

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Mr. John Everett Mackey, 40, Jessamine Co., KY EMT (d. 9 Nov 2015)

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