December 19, 1949 ~ June 17, 2020 (age 70)
“A TIME TO BE BORN”
A precious, loving, caring soul McKinley Spight, affectionately known as “Mack” was born on December 19, 1949 to the late Mr. Will and Mrs. Annie Nize Spight, who both preceded him in death.
“A TIME TO PLANT”
Mack accepted Christ at an early age and joined Mt. Bethel MB Church of Benton County Mississippi.
Mack completed his education at Bolivar Industrial High School. His strong work ethics allowed him to retire from Kilgore Flares after twenty-seven years. He had a love for watching Westerns and Wrestling shows and driving around to various places looking for bargains from small items to larger things such as automobiles. He loved traveling and transporting people on the van the kids named “The Spight’s Express.” He was known for his carpentry skills, his comical sense of humor, and his fashionable attire which earned him the names Cadillac Man, Super Star, and Tuxedo Man.
Anyone who knew Mack knew his passion was ministering through music as a lead guitarist. During his musical career, he faithfully served at Jones Grove MB Church alone side his good friend, Charlie Woods as well as Community Male Chorus. Mack was also known as a legendary member of the nationally known gospel group, “The Stars of Faith” of Holly Springs, Mississippi.
“A TIME TO PLUCK UP THAT WHICH IS PLANTED”
On June 17, 2020, an angel stopped by Bolivar General Hospital and carried a soldier off the battlefield. Mack’s journey in this life has ended and his new life with Christ has begun. Along with his parents, Mack was preceded in death by three brothers; Herman Glass Jr., Will C. Spight, and Freddie C. Spight.
“A TIME TO EMBRACE”
On October 12, 1980, Mack married the love of his life, Joyce Allen Spight.
“A TIME TO CHERISH”
His service was held on Saturday June 27, 2020 at 11:00 am at Jerome Boyd Chapel with burial in the Pleasant Hill MB Church Cemetery with Pastor B. L. Jackson in charge and Dixie Funeral Home (www.dixiefuneralhome.com) was in charge of the professional service.
Mack leaves to cherish his memories: his lovely wife; Joyce Spight: daughters; Evelyn Spight, Tonya (Murriel) Champion, Toneka Allen, and Latoya Buggs: sons; Kevin Spight, Freddrick (Rodney) Braddick, Chuncy Hayes, Maurice Faulkner, and Deangelo Spight: two sisters; Ida L. Spight and Annie M. Bayliss: a best friend who was more like a brother; Curtis Watkins: a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends that loved him dearly.
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