Otto Floyd Starkey

December 25, 1963 ~ February 16, 2022 (age 58)


Otto Floyd Starkey, 59, of Poplar Bluff, MO, passed away Wednesday, February 16, 2022, at Hannibal Regional Hospital, Hannibal, MO. He was born December 25, 1963, in Dunklin County, Missouri, to parents Clayburn Starkey and Wanda (Johnson) Starkey.

Otto was a Wayne County resident for many years. He had worked as an industrial cleaner with his father’s company, mostly specializing in restaurant hood cleaning. He also worked a lot with Jesse Birmingham and worked at Trinity Lumber Company at Clubb. In spare time he enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, or just anything outdoors. Spending time with nieces, nephews, and all family was a priority.

He is survived by his brother, Doyl Starkey and wife Melinda of Poplar Bluff, MO; sisters: Teresa Dobbins of Corning, AR, and Eunnona Starkey of Poplar Bluff, MO; stepdaughters: Jessica Hook and Beth Yount; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by brothers: Roy Nunnery and Ronnie Starkey; and sister, Rayetta Huggins.

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