Ermon Earl Cubbage

Friday, April 29, 2016

Ermon Earl Cubbage, 92, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Thursday, April 28, 2016, at Nevada Regional Medical Center, in Nevada. Ermon was born Feb. 8, 1924, in Los Animas, Colo., to Elmer W. and Purita Caley (Craft) Cubbage. He was united in marriage to Margaret E. Neely on June 28, 1942, and she preceded him in death on April 8, 2003.

Ermon, along with his family, came to Vernon County on Dec. 31, 1937, at the age of 13. He attended Walker School until the eighth grade when he became a full-time farmer. Ermon farmed and raised livestock all of his life. He served on the Walker School Board for a number of years. Ermon was also a member and an elder of the First Christian Church in Nevada.

Survivors include one daughter, Bobbie J. Hamersley and her husband, Eddie, Walker; one son, Donald Cubbage and his wife, Vernille, Nevada; six grandchildren, Cindy Winters, Scott Hamersley, Tracy Hamersley, Sheila Bryson, Donis Duncan, and Davola Garrett; 10 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. In addition to his wife, Margaret, he was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Charley and Emery; one sister, Maybel Norlin; and one granddaughter, Sherri Prewitt.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, April 30, at Ferry Funeral Home, in Nevada, with the Rev. Bill Platt officiating. Interment will follow in Newton Burial Park, Nevada. Friends may call now and until the hour of service at Ferry Funeral Home.

Contributions may be made in his memory to the Show-Me Christian Youth Home and the First Christian Church in care of Ferry Funeral Home.

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