Veteran-IntroRalph E. “Sonny” Wyatt, age 77, of Jackson, passed away Friday, June 24, 2016 at his sister’s home in Jackson.­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­

He was born June 16, 1939, in Kewanee, Missouri, son of Ralph E. and Martha Lee Lands Wyatt.  ­­­­­­

Ralph was a 1958 graduate of Thomas W. Kelley High School in Benton, Missouri and honorably served in the United States Army.

Loving survivors include two sons, Tracy (Teresa) Wyatt and Mark (Jessica) Wyatt of Jackson; a sister, Martha (David) Whitaker of Jackson; four grandchildren, Jake Wyatt, Blake Wyatt, Miranda Wyatt, and Jack Wyatt of Jackson; an uncle, Carl (Jean) Wyatt of Atlanta, Georgia; two aunts, Mary Ellen Underhill of Columbus, Ohio and Wanda (Joe) Brown of Duncanville, Texas; nephews, Eric (Adrienne) Scherer and Dustin (Linda) Wyatt of Garland, Texas, Jonathan (Erin) Scherer of Red Oak, Texas; and numerous cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Ronald L. Wyatt and a niece, Clarissa Scherer.

In accordance with Sonny’s wishes, he will be cremated and a Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date.

McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.

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8 Comments
  1. Sharon Mckee

    I worked with Sonny in Ohio and lived down the street from him in mobile home park. He was a great guy and I’m am positive he will be remembered and missed by many. RIP Sonny!!

  2. Linda and Larry Urhahn

    Martha and David and family,
    Linda and Larry Urhahn are feeling for you the loss of brother Sonny and know your closeness with him.

  3. Esther Lessig

    Our heart felt condolences go out to the Wyatt family. God bless you all. Mr.and Mrs. Donald Lessig.

  4. Eric Birk

    Sorry for your loss Tracy Wyatt and grand kids

  5. Mike Frankforther

    I worked for Sonny in Ohio and he was a great man. Lost track of him after i left the job but always thought of him. Rest in peace sir. Such a huge loss for anyone who knew him

  6. Robert Conti

    Sonny was a great man and I’m proud to have called him my brother in law. I’m so sorry for your loss and he will be greatly missed. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Conti

  7. Steve and Nancy Smith

    Our thoughts and prayers go out to Sonny’s family. I worked with him at Keystone-Ohio and have many fond memories of him. A trusted co-worker, a decent and honest man, and an even better friend to my wife and I.
    It always amazed me how his face would just light up whenever he talked about his family. He will be missed.

    Steve and Nancy Smith

  8. Russell

    A person that departs from this earth never truly leaves, for they are still alive in our hearts and minds, through us they live on. Thank you, Sonny for being a part of our lives. We were blessed to have you in our family. Our heartfelt condolences go out to his family and to everyone that knew and loved him.

    Mr. & Mrs. Russell Sanders

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