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Vernon Tackitt

Graveside services for Vernon Marvin Tackitt, 59, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, June 2, 2017 at Elijah Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.


Mr. Tackitt passed away at 8:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at his home.


He was born May 5, 1958, at West Plains, Missouri, to Marvin Mearl Tackitt and Bonnie Joan Hensley Tackitt.  Bubba worked at Cloud 9 Ranch.  He was a gentle giant and enjoyed collecting antiques; it brought him joy to give special gifts to family and friends.  He loved children and they called him “Poppy”.


He is survived by his mother, Bonnie Tackitt, Caulfield, Missouri; two brothers, Ronnie Tackitt, Caulfield, Missouri and Quentin Tackitt, West Plains; two sisters, Vicky Baumgart and husband, Greg, Springfield, Missouri and Misty Tackitt, West Plains; and several nieces and nephews.


His father and one brother, Monte Tackitt, precede him in death.


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