Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Dennis Lee Bacon, 67, of Exeter, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, in his home.

He was born Oct. 29, 1945, in Cassville, the son of Oscar and Hazel (Boggess) Bacon, who preceded him in death.

Survivors include: two brothers, Darrell Bacon and his wife, Calla, of Exeter, and Joe Bacon and his wife, Beverly, of Cassville; and two sisters, Louise Coons and her husband, Neal, of Springfield, and Linda Callison and her husband, John, of Joplin.

He received his education at Exeter, where he graduated from high school. He grew grapes several years and was a cattle farmer. During the Vietnam War he entered the U.S. Army, serving from June 4, 1969, until May 15, 1970. For a few years, he worked at B & C Glass in Nixa, which he helped to open. He was a member of Exeter First Baptist Church.

Graveside services with military honors were held Sunday at Maplewood Cemetery, Exeter, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.

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