Merrilie and family I am so sorry to here about the passing of Babe...I have so many things to be thankful for because of him...all the great times at the DX STATION I will truly miss him...Babe tell Bugs hi for me....and thanks for all the great memories....Ken Lake..."JAKE"
MUSCATINE, Iowa - Rodney 'Babe' Yocom, 65, of Muscatine, passed away on Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at his home surrounded by family.
There will be a private funeral service at a later date. The Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home will be in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to MCSA or Muscatine Humane Society.
Babe was born in September of 1952, in Muscatine, the son of Roger and Mary Plowman Yocom.
He retired from Babe's Bait and Tackle, which was originally Yocom and Son's DX. Babe enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Babe is survived by his wife, Merrilie Yocom; two daughters, Jodi Hansen and husband, Steve, and Marci Metzger and husband, Jody; two grandchildren, Sofia and Owen; his mother; and one brother, Mike Yocom and wife, Sharon, all of Muscatine.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Sorry to here. A lot of childhood memories with Babe. He was a great guy and loved the outdoors.
So sorry for your loss, all of you are in my thoughts and prayers.
Merrilie and family I'm so sorry to find out that BABE is gone.You have my sympathy and prayers. Babe was like my younger brother and I also will miss him very much!!!
Is that you Ebb?
Merrilie and family sorry for loss you have condolence.
Merrllie sorry to hear that BABE passed. He became a true friend in the few short years that we met. Take care Alan/Judy Whitmore
Merrilie and family sorry for your loss we had a lot of good times hunting and fishing we will miss him a lot Mark and Kathy Seefeldt And family
Our deepest sympathy, thoughts and prayers to your entire family. Robyn Hogan, Travis McConnaha & family, Trent McConnaha & family
Merrilie and family,
We are sorry for your loss.
Jeff and Cathy Hendriks
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