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April 17, 1941 May 29, 2018
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Mr. Herman Dwayne Pendleton, age 77, of Republic, Missouri, passed away on Tuesday, May 29, 2018, in Cox South Hospital, Springfield, Missouri. He was born on April 17, 1941 in Aurora, Missouri, the son of the late Herman Oscar and Thelma (Brashers) Pendleton.

Dwayne served his county in the United States Army during the Vietnam War.

He was united in marriage to Jo Etta Thompson on June 29, 1963, and after Dwayne was discharged from the military, they made their home in Republic.

He was employed with UPS for 27 years, and retired in 1998. Dwayne’s passion was spending time with his family. Going to the lake together was a favorite pastime, as he enjoyed any type of outdoor activity.

Dwayne is survived by his wife of 54 years, Jo Etta; a son and his wife, Jeff and Libby Pendleton; two grandchildren, Jack Pendleton and Landry Pendleton; a sister and her husband, Darlene and Bill Clement; a brother in law and his wife, Tom and Sandy Thompson; a nephew and his wife, Matt and Heather Thompson, and their three boys; a niece and her husband, Terrie and Jeff Fergen, and their three daughters; and many other extended family and friends.

A graveside service, with military honors, will be held at 10:00 a.m., on Friday, June 1, 2018 in Wade Chapel Cemetery, Republic, under the direction of Meadors Funeral Home, Republic Chapel. Online condolences may be shared on this website, at

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