Dud Tackeberry, son of the late Joseph Tackeberry and Corinne Tackeberry, was born Feb. 18,1910 in Octa, Mo., and departed this life Friday, Sept. 10, 2010, at the age of 100 years, 6 months and 23 days.
Dud married Pearl White on Nov. 12, 1932. Pearl preceded him in death on December 7, 2007. Dud was also preceded in death by an infant son, Billy Don Tackeberry; one daughter, Betty Albers; daughter-in-law, Rose Tackeberry; a great-great-grandchild, Tyler Bonjour; three brothers and three sisters.
Survivors include two sons, Gerald "Butch" Tackeberry and his wife, Alesa, of Kennett and Jerry Tackeberry, of Senath, Mo.; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren, and other relatives and many friends.
Visitation will be from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 12, 2010, at McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett with services being held at 10 a.m., Monday, Sept. 13, 2010, at McDaniel Chapel in Kennett with Revs. Kevin Sullivan and Dale Rickman officiating.
Burial will follow in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Kennett.
Pallbearers are Al Purvis, Jonathan Binkard, Skip Tackeberry, Greg Albers, Keith Albers and Wade Harris.