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Former Calhoun County Circuit Court Judge Henry Lackey dies

Former Calhoun County Circuit Court Judge Henry Lackey has passed away.

Posted: Aug. 17, 2018 11:02 AM
Updated: Aug. 17, 2018 2:08 PM

CALHOUN COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - Former Calhoun County Circuit Court Judge Henry Lackey has passed away.

The Mississippi Supreme Court confirmed his passing this morning in Calhoun City.

Lackey is best known as the judge whose integrity led to the downfall of famed trial lawyer Dickie Scruggs and several colleagues.

He was 83 years old.

A funeral service will be held Sunday, Aug. 19 at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Calhoun City.

Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at the church.

Pryor Funeral Home in Calhoun City is in charge of arrangements.

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