Robin "Candy" Kackley
February 22, 1956 - April 13, 2021

Robin “Candy” Pippin Kackley, 65, of Rives, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, April 13, 2021, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center, surrounded by her loving family. On February 22, 1956, she was born in Kennett, Missouri, to the late Martha Winnie Joyce Frederick and Joe Laverne Pippin. She was preceded in death by; her maternal grandparents: Jack & Myrtle Sims Frederick; fraternal grandparents: John and Daisy Ciscell Pippin; her parents; two brothers: Rickey Pippin and Dennis Pippin. Candy is survived by; her husband: Anthony Kackley of Rives, Missouri; one son: Dennis Crosskno (Emily) of Manila, Arkansas; one grandson: Kevin Jackson Crosskno of Manila, Arkansas; two sisters: Susan Boren (Steve) of Blytheville, Arkansas; and Denise Middleton (Alan) of Kennett, Missouri; one niece: Ericka Middleton; one nephew: John Pippin; and a great-niece: Hallee Jo Trotter all of Kennett, Missouri. She will be most fondly remembered for her love of helping others and, in particular, the children of Appalachia. Candy was instrumental in founding Dolls for Appalachia and Stitching for Appalachia, which worked in conjunction with the Putting Prayers to Action organization. Per Candy’s wishes, there will be no services. Memorial donations may be made to the Candy Kackley Rives Scholarship, 21039 C.R. 712 Gobler, Missouri 63849, the former Rives Community Scholarship in which she was the founder. Guest registry: www.faithfuneralservice.net

 Print Obituary

Service details



Funeral Service

Graveside Service

 Print Guestbook
  1. Ross and Nickie Bell, Wilson, AR says

    Continued prayers for all her loved ones!

  2. Denise Middleton , Kennett, MO says

    When your sister is also your best friend, it’s so hard. But I will see you again my precious sister ?? Love, your Til

  3. Tina Decker (Putting Prayers To Action), Big Clifty, KY says

    Candy was such an important part to Putting Prayers To Action and our children. Through her love & talents she has blessed thousands of Appalachia children. Candy will forever be loved & honored by the groups she helped create for the children of Appalachia. Love you Candy????

  4. Ray Oldsen, Dexter, Mo says

    Candy and her siblings were like family to myself and several others. Alway a fun person to be around. Rest easy Candy.

  5. Beverly Wilburn, Kennett says

    I grew up around Candy and the Pippin family. They became like family for me. Candy was a very special person and a dear friend. I will miss her.

  6. Kim Blanton, St.Louis MO says

    Rest in peace, my dear sweet cousin and cherished friend. You brought so much joy and love into my life, and I will always hold those wonderful memories in my heart. I love you.

Sign Guest Book