Marlow Tackett, outside Marlow's in Pikeville, spent much of his day on the phone coordinating  donations with friends and relatives in Pikeville, Ky.,   December 9, 2005. With so many toys to give away for the upcoming 29th annual Christmas for the Needy on December 18th, Marlow's is decorated with some of the toys that will be given out. Pablo Alcal‡/Staff
Marlow Tackett, outside Marlow's in Pikeville, spent much of his day on the phone coordinating donations with friends and relatives in Pikeville, Ky., December 9, 2005. With so many toys to give away for the upcoming 29th annual Christmas for the Needy on December 18th, Marlow's is decorated with some of the toys that will be given out. Pablo Alcal‡/Staff HERALD-LEADER
Marlow Tackett, outside Marlow's in Pikeville, spent much of his day on the phone coordinating donations with friends and relatives in Pikeville, Ky., December 9, 2005. With so many toys to give away for the upcoming 29th annual Christmas for the Needy on December 18th, Marlow's is decorated with some of the toys that will be given out. Pablo Alcal‡/Staff HERALD-LEADER

Pike County singer and 'Mountain Santa Claus' Marlow Tackett dies

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