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Eddie Cletus Wake

Graveside services for Eddie Cletus Wake, 77, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at Howell Memorial Park Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Mr. Wake passed away at 6:41 p.m., Monday, August 16, 2021, at Mercy St. Francis Hospital, Mountain View, Missouri.

He was born May 7, 1944, at Vanzant, Missouri, to Lewis Wake and Essie Collins Wake.  On June 7, 1963, he was married at West Plains, to Paula K. Dotson, who preceded him in death on November 16, 2011.  Mr. Wake was a carpenter by trade.  He loved his family, and enjoyed nature, hunting and foraging for mushrooms.  He was always there for anyone in need.

He is survived by four sons, Eddie Duane Wake and wife, Christina, West Plains, Darrell Wake and wife, Jessie, West Plains, Marty Wake, Peace Valley, Missouri and Mark Wake, West Plains; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; one brother, Glenn Wake and wife, Violet, Pottersville, Missouri; three sisters, Lavon Pliler, Joplin, Missouri, Edna Storms, Springfield, Missouri and Marilyn Howell and husband, Dalton, West Plains; and many nieces and nephews.

His parents, wife, one grandson, Brian Wake, one brother, E. J. Wake, three sisters, Vetress Bruffet, Virginia Strickland and Neiva McCracken and one daughter-in-law, Sandra Wake, preceded him in death.