Don Allen Applegate [Courtesy photo]

Don Allen Applegate, 72,  passed away peacefully at his home in Moab on June 6.

He was born on Dec. 16, 1946, in Douglas County, Missouri.

He was preceded in death by his father, Burl Applegate; his mother, Hazel Applegate Keene; three brothers, Robert Henry Applegate, Burl Applegate Jr. and Roy Lee Applegate; and his sister, Dorothy McGinnis.  

Applegate is survived by and lives on in his daughter Carol Lee Applegate, of Gilbert, Arizona; his son, Joey Don Applegate of Cortez, Colorado; his brothers, David Applegate of Moab and Gary Applegate of Sparta, Missouri; and his sisters, Brenda Elliott, Renda Hill and Lenda Shepard, who also reside in Missouri. He will be dearly missed by his granddaughters, Alyssa Nichole Arnold and Kyli Jo Applegate; his grandsons, Presley Allen, Jayden John and Coby Glen; and a future great-grandchild, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, friends and many whose lives he touched.  

At his request, cremation has taken place and a private celebration of life will take place at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Applegate’s name to CNS Home Health and Hospice in Moab.

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