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Ernest D Tabor

10/01/2017 - 06/30/2017

Burial Date: 07/06/2017

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Ernest “Ernie” Dale Tabor, 45, of Muscatine, passed away on Friday, June 30, 2017 at his home. Cremation rites have been facilitated by the FCS Life Transition and Cremation Center. Memorial services will be held on Friday, July 7, 2017 at 1:30 P.M. at the Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services. A memorial fund has been established at the funeral home in Ernest’s name. Online condolences may be left for the family at

Ernest Dale Tabor was born on October 1, 1971 in Hammond, Indiana to Andrew Douglas Sr. and Billie Sue (Howard) Tabor. He was raised by his step-father, Lester Charles Chandler. On July 22, 2006, Ernie was united in marriage to Kimberly Wilson in Muscatine. Ernie had worked as a forklift driver for HNI for 15 years and most recently worked at Zachry in scaffolding. Ernie loved to help people and had the biggest heart of anyone you knew. He enjoyed fishing, camping, car models, working on vehicles and spending time with his family and friends.

Ernie will be missed by his wife, Kimberly Tabor of Muscatine; children, James Tabor, Luke (Sydney Lane) Tabor, Steven Wilson and Abby Wilson, all of Muscatine; one grandchild, Ariella Tabor; his step-father, Lester Charles Chandler of Muscatine and siblings, Martha (Harry) Estabrook, Lorilee Foster, Thomas (Shana) Tabor, Frances (Marvin, Jr.) Flake and Felicia (Grant Specht) Tabor, all of Muscatine and Lester (Disarae) Tabor of Wapello.

Ernie was preceded in death by his parents; grandparents; one brother, Andrew Douglas Tabor Jr. and two nieces, Belinda Beauchamp and Tina Chandler.