Gordon "Buzz" Poore Jr.

Born: Sat., Sep. 23, 1933
Died: Thu., Jan. 26, 2012


Visitation

12:00 PM to 1:30 PM, Sat., Jan. 28, 2012
Location: Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home


Funeral Service

1:30 PM Sat., Jan. 28, 2012
Location: Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home


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GORDON  E. "BUZZ"  POORE  JR.

   Mr. Gordon E. "Buzz" Poore Jr., 78, of Sunset Home, formerly of 823 South 10th, Quincy, died at 3:05 a.m. Thursday (January 26, 2012) in Sunset Home.
    
   Born September 23, 1933 in Marblehead, Illinois, Buzz was the son of Gordon E. "Pete" and Dorothy Grotz Poore.  He marrried Betty J. Hausmann on October 10, 1959 in Quincy. She preceded him in death on December 9, 2000.

   Mr. Poore served his country in the U. S. Army during the Korean War.

   Buzz was employed at Motorola for many years until their closing. He then tended bar at Zim's Tavern, Bob & Sarge's and State Street Bar & Grill until his retirement.  

Survivors include a son, Gordon E. "Buzz" Poore III (Patti) of Murrayville, IL; a daughter, Robin Winfield (Tim) of Quincy; three grandchildren, Kristina Poore of Murrayville, IL, Jason Winfield (Rebecca) and Jacob Winfield (Elizabeth) both of Fuquay Varina, N. C.; a great granddaughter, Indiana Winfield of Fuquay Varina, N.C.; two sisters, Nancy Elzea and Bonnie Eversden both of Quincy; and many loving nieces and nephews.

   Buzz was preceded in death by his parents; and his wife, Betty.

   Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 1:30 in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home by Pastor Tom Mehaffey.  Burial with Military Honors by Payson V. F. W. Post 2061 will be in Quincy Memorial Park.

   Visitation will be Saturday from 12:00 Noon until the time of services at the funeral home.

   Memorials may be made to the Sunset Home Activity Fund or the charity of the donor's choice.

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Kay Ginther
   Posted Thu January 26, 2012
Robin, Our sincere sympathy at this time of loss for your and your family.
You will be in our thoughts and prayers in the days ahead.
I knew you said your grandparents were in Greenmount, but I guess I never asked their names.
I knew your father a little when I was a child, but I knew your Poore Grandparents very well. We lived behind them on Jefferson Street. Later I worked at Brown Drug with your grandfather. My sister still lives two houses west of the Poore home on Madison Street.
Wishing you much comfort in the days ahead.
Kay
It is a very small world.

Janice L. Myers
   Posted Thu January 26, 2012
Gordon/Robin : Please accept my condolences and know you are in my thoughts and prayers . Your father was a special friend and we would meet,talk everytime I came back into town. We use to be neighbors over on 10th...I was on the corner and he lived on the alley. He was truly a great man. Thank you for sharing him with me. God bless.

Jeff Elzea
   Posted Fri January 27, 2012
Buzzy, sorry to hear the news about your father. My sincere sympathy for your loss. You and Uncle "Buzz" will be in my thoughts and prayers. He always made me feel comfortable. I really enjoyed his company every time I got to see him. Great guy! May the following days be full of grace, strength, and peace...like your father had in his life.

Brianne Carlson
   Posted Fri January 27, 2012
Omg was so sad to hear this Buzz was an amazing guy and so close to my grandfather may he rest in peace

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