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Kermit D. Hiatt

Kermit D. Hiatt


Kermit D. Hiatt, 80, passed away Friday, December 3, 2021, at Salt River Community Care in Shelbina.

  Kermit was born May 1, 1941, in Putnam, County, the son of Carl Edwin and Charolotta Faith Cooper Hiatt. He was united in marriage to Carol Dawn Green on July 2, 1961 in Kirksville.

  He is survived by his wife and three children, Kim Dodd and husband Speedy of Shelbina,  Denise Coffman and husband Michael of Loveland, Colo., and Mike Hiatt of Winterset, Iowa; seven grandchildren, Hanna Snider (Brandon), Caleb Dodd (Kristin), Ethan Dodd (Jordan), Hillary Coffman Miller (Josh), Corey Coffman (Alex), Megan Hiatt, and Fayth Hiatt; seven great-grandchildren; three siblings, James Hiatt and wife, Pat, of Gerald, Linda Taylor and husband Garry of Brasher, and Lila Thompson and husband, Ernie, of Fairview, Tenn., one sister-in-law, Becky Hiatt of Owensville and numerous nieces and nephews.

  He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Edwin Hiatt; two grandchildren, Jenna Parsons and Logan Hiatt.

  Kermit was a member of the Clarence Methodist Church of Clarence. He loved to do woodworking, making tables and other items for family and friends and donated ornaments for Helping Hand of Clarence, listening to and playing Blue Grass music, and hosting the Blue Grass festivals at his cabin. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and was a teller of tall tales.

  Funeral services will be held Wednesday, December 8, at Greening-Eagan-Hayes Funeral Home in Shelbina, at 2 p.m.

  Visitation is Wednesday from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the funeral home.

  Burial will be at the Gibbs Union Cemetery in Gibbs, following the service.

  Memorials will be made to Gibbs Union Cemetery or Donor’s Choice.