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Willard F. Kaufman

May 8, 1940 ~ January 2, 2015 (age 74)

   Willard F. Kaufman, 74,  of  Quincy died at 9:54 a.m. Friday (January 2, 2015) in his home.

   Born May  8, 1940 in Quincy, Willard was the son of Harm and Ellen Tournear Cross Kaufman.

   Willard was a member of The Upper Room Christian Fellowship Church his hobby and passion was rehabbing and decorating various proprieties.  He also enjoyed cooking and loved to wear fine and formal clothing.  He was also the founder of the Meals on Wheels Program in Adams County.

   He owned and operated numerous restaurants in Quincy,  namely Willie's Cafe and Irene's Cabaret Nightclub.

   Survivors include two sons, Kevin Kaufman (Sara) of Columbia, MO, and Lee Kaufman (Rhonda) of Atlanta, GA; two grandchildren, Tammy Kaufman and Stephanie Kaufman; one brother, Harm "Danny" Kaufman (Glenna) of Quincy; three sisters, Mary Loop and Helen Baldwin both of Quincy and Shirley Knight of LaGrange, MO; and two special friends and lifetime companions, Greg Lionberger and Robert Clow.

  Mr. Kaufman was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Tammy; an infant grandson, Kevin Kaufman II; an infant brother Herman Kaufman;  two infant sisters, Esther Lucille and Carol Jean Kaufman; and two sisters Betty Forrest and Donna Klossing,.

  Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon 2:00 p.m. in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home with Rev. Greg Lueckenhoff officiating.  Entombment will be in the Quincy Memorial Park Mausoleum.

   Visitation will be held Friday evening from 4:00 until 7:00 and Saturday until the time of services at the funeral home.

   Memorials may be made to the Upper Room Christian Fellowship Church.
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