Richard Tucker Pepper, son of the late James "Jim" Pepper and Jeanne Jones Pepper was born on April 17, 1952, at Poplar Bluff and died in his residence at Bloomfield on Sept. 24, 2007, at the age of 55.
Mr. Pepper was a member of the Bountiful Harvest Full Gospel Church in Poplar Bluff, a former outside sales specialist with O'Reilly Auto Parts in Dexter, a veteran of the United States Navy and a resident of Bloomfield.
He was united in marriage to Yvett Luann Keller on Aug. 3, 2007, at Piggott, Ark. Mrs. Pepper survives of the home in Bloomfield.
Besides his wife, survivors include one son, James Edward Pepper of Fox, Ark.; one daughter, Carrie Lynne Stearns of Dexter; two step-sons, Brandon Hollowell and Ernest Martin, both of Bloomfield; one brother, James LeVar Pepper of Malvern, Ark.; and two grandchildren.
Visitation was held at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2007.
Funeral services were conducted at 1 p.m.. in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel with Pastor Joyce Palmer officiating.
Interment followed in the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery at Bloomfield.