Ralph “Verdain” Packwood
Ralph “Verdain” Packwood, 84, of Wheaton, passed away Monday, Oct. 30, 2017, at Mercy Hospital in Joplin.
He was born May 25, 1933, in Exeter, the son of Clovis George and Helen Lucy (Smith) Packwood, who preceded him in death. Also preceding him in death was one sister.
Survivors include: one brother, Harold Packwood and his wife Joy and one sister, Betty Lou Kaiser all of Exeter.
He received his education at Hazel Dell School at Exeter. For four years, he served in the U.S. Navy. He was self-employed, working in the walnut business. He was a member of Ridgley Church of Christ.
Graveside services were held Saturday at Maplewood Cemetery in Exeter, under direction of McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton. Gary Cook conducted the services.
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