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Gordon "Buzz" Poore Jr.

September 23, 1933 ~ January 26, 2012 (age 78)
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   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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