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Robert A. Spurgeon

Robert A. Spurgeon, age 91 of Eminence, MO., passed away Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at Rolla Manor. Robert was born on September 7, 1927 in Eminence, MO., a son to the late Charles A. and Gertrude (Spratt) Spurgeon.

Robert attended school in Eminence, MO., before joining the United States Army serving in WWII and the Korean War. Robert enjoyed fishing, golf, boating and spending time on the Jacks Fort River and taking drives in the country.

Survivors include four children: Richard Spurgeon of Salem, MO., Pam Ragan and her husband Chris of Licking, MO., Roberta Hobson and her husband Curt of Licking, MO., Stanley Spurgeon of Eminence, MO., 9 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren, 7 great great grandchildren, a special lifelong friend Jeanne Spurgeon of Licking, MO., numerous nieces, nephews and a host of other family and friends.

In addition to his parents, Robert is preceded in death by one brother, Charles Spurgeon, two sisters, Rozenna Brumley and Vivian Blunkal, and one granddaughter, Sara J. Reynolds.

Memorial services are pending at this time. Inurnment will be in the Spurgeon Family Cemetery in Eminence, MO.

In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Spurgeon Family Cemetery Fund 20536 Highway 32 Licking, Mo.65542.




Gary Lynn Piatt

Gary Lynn Piatt, 65, departed this life on July 2, 2019, in Salem, Missouri. He was born on June 18, 1954, to William Henry and Elsie Ethel (Ellerman) Piatt in St. Louis, Missouri.
Gary was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Edna Landrigan and Marsha Harcus, three brothers, Howard Piatt, Harold Piatt and Frank Piatt; one daughter-in-law, Dee Piatt and one grandson, Jacob.
He is survived by his wife, Cathy Piatt; two sons, Boone Piatt (Missi) and Dale Piatt; three daughters, Tonya Piatt, Karen Burrus (Scott), Kayla Bagley (Tony); three brothers, Jerry Piatt (Diane), Edward Piatt (Faye) and Kenny Piatt; fifteen grandchildren, Zach, Josh, Taylor, Badger, Pretty Pearl, Thumper, Buckshot, Bo, Buddy Bill, Bubba, Pete, Squirrel Hunter, Blondie, Shorty and Harold; one great-grandchild and one on the way; many nieces and nephews.
Gary was a logger all of his life and couldn't be kept out of the woods. He enjoyed coon hunting, root digging and anything outdoors. He was a much-loved man and will be missed by all who knew him. He will be remembered by his often asked phrase "Wanna wrestle?"
Funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, July 8, 2019, at Yarber Mortuary Chapel, Eminence, Missouri with Pastor Tom Enloe officiating. Interment was in the Piatt Family Farm. Condolences may be expressed at www.yarbermortuary.com.


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