Farming Rural 21

Dennis "Denny" John Herigon

December 4, 1957 ~ February 22, 2022 (age 64)


Dennis “Denny” John Herigon, 64, of Boonville passed away surrounded by his family Tuesday, February 22, 2022, at the University of Missouri Hospital.

A celebration of life will be held Wednesday, March 9, 2022, at Howard Funeral Home from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Dennis John Herigon was born December 4, 1957, the son of Ernest and Gertrude (Morrison) Herigon. Denny graduated from Boonville High School in 1976. He married Karen Nowlin December 12, 1997, they went on a blind date in 1994 and were together ever since. Denny enjoyed working, he liked carpentry, remodeling or really anything working with his hands. He loved the outdoors; he would smoke meats and cook all the time. He watched the food channel on repeat. Denny also enjoyed living on the farm and tending to his animals. Denny’s family was his pride and joy, he loved family get togethers and spending time with his grandchildren. Poppie was his favorite title. Denny was loved by everyone and will be so dearly missed.

Denny is preceded in death by his father Ernest Herigon. He is survived by his wife Karen Herigon of Boonville, Mother Gertrude Herigon of Boonville, daughters Caycee (Brandon) Hodges of Pilot Grove, Caitlynd (Ryan) Weekley of Blackwater, sons Mitchell Acton of Columbia, and Michael (Liza) Acton of Boonville, brothers Steve (Sue Ann) Herigon of Columbia and Bill (Helen) Herigon of Fulton, and sister Marilyn (Bill) Geiger of Boonville. He also leaves behind 11 grandchildren, his beloved dog Libby and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.

Memorial contributions are suggested to family to help with medical expenses. 

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March 9, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Howard Funeral Home
1397 Ashley Road
Boonville, MO 65233

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