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Jimmie D. Butler

February 7, 1951 ~ November 15, 2013 (age 62)

   Mr. Jimmie D. Butler, 62, of Quincy, died at 6:40 p.m. Friday (November 15, 2013) in Blessing Hospital.

   Born February 7, 1951 in Quincy, Jimmie was the son of Jasper and Maurine Jenkins Butler.  He married Deanna Stanbridge Deeter on November 24, 1978 in Quincy. She survives.

   Jimmie was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ. He served his country in the U. S. Army during the Vietnam War.  An avid sportsman, Jimmie was a Die Hard Cubs fan, Dallas Cowboys fan and Dale Earnhardt Jr. fan. He loved riding his motorcycle, watching old Western movies and bowling in the various leagues around Quincy and traveling to bowling tournaments.

   Jimmie was employed at Quincy Paper Box for 11 years and at the Quincy Senior Center with Meals on Wheels until he retired due to health reasons.

   Survivors include his wife, Deanna; two daughters, Kimberly Whiteaker (Mike) of LaBelle, MO and Brenda Knaff of Quincy; two sons, J.R. Deeter (Kim) of Belton, MO and Brad Deeter (Krista) of Quincy; six grandchildren, Brylee Whiteaker, Karla Deeter, Eric Deeter, Patrick Deeter, Ashley Deeter, Allysa Deeter; a brother, Gary Butler (Jean) of Payson, IL; two sisters, Barbara Janes of Ewing, MO and Marilyn Schafer of Quincy; and many loving nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

   Mr. Butler was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Donnie Butler and Leon Butler.

   Graveside services will be held Tuesday afternoon at 1:00 in Greenmount Cemetery by the Rev. Tim White.

   There is no visitation, but friends are invited to attend the graveside service. The Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

   Memorials may be made to the Blessing Cancer Center.
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