Rodney 'Babe' Yocom
March 6, 2018

Rodney 'Babe' Yocom

Rodney 'Babe' Yocom
Mar 6, 2018

Rodney 'Babe' Yocom

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.


Ken lake on Mar 16, 2018

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"

Jim Garrison on Mar 10, 2018

Sorry to here. A lot of childhood memories with Babe. He was a great guy and loved the outdoors.

Heidi Anderson on Mar 10, 2018

So sorry for your loss, all of you are in my thoughts and prayers.

Ralph Strong on Mar 10, 2018

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!!!

Mark Seefeldt, Mark Seefeldt jr on Mar 9, 2018

Ebb on Mar 9, 2018

Is that you Ebb?

Terry Mowl on Mar 9, 2018

Merrilie and family sorry for loss you have condolence.

Alan Whitmore on Mar 9, 2018

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

Mark Seefeldt on Mar 9, 2018

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

Robyn Hogan on Mar 8, 2018

Our deepest sympathy, thoughts and prayers to your entire family. Robyn Hogan, Travis McConnaha & family, Trent McConnaha & family

Keith and Laurie Schreurs on Mar 8, 2018

Merrilie and family,
We are sorry for your loss.

Cathy Hendriks on Mar 8, 2018

Deepest sympathy_
Jeff and Cathy Hendriks



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