Jimmie Charles Keffer

Friday, August 15, 2014
Jimmie Charles Keffer

Jimmie Charles Keffer, 69, Walker, Mo., passed away Aug. 12, 2014, at the Nevada Regional Medical Center in Nevada after a lengthy illness. Jimmie was born Nov. 26, 1944, in Van Buren, Ark., to Carl Keffer and Julia May Loomis Keffer. He was united in marriage to Beverly White on Nov. 9, 1968, in Calhoun, Mo., and she survives of the home.

Jim lived in Calhoun, Mo., West Virginia, and Arkansas, before moving to Kimmer, Wyo., where he graduated from Kimmer High School Class of 1963. He was a boilermaker, and has been a member of the Boilermakers Union since 1964. Jim lived with his family for a time in Clinton, Mo., before moving to the Harwood area in 1972 where he continued to make his home. During his life Jim worked as a financial planner, real estate agent and farmer as well as a boilermaker. He attended the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Nevada. His other memberships included being a Mason and a member of the American Legion, both in Kansas City. He was also a member of Front Sight Firearms Training Institute in Las Vegas. Jim was an outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and looked forward to his annual Elk hunting trips to Wyoming and Utah.

In addition to his wife Bev, survivors include one son, Randy Keffer, El Dorado Springs; one daughter, Dawn Tyler and her husband Chuck, El Dorado Springs; four grandchildren, Bailey Tyler, Dylan Tyler, Trace Tyler and Khloe Keffer; his mother Julia May Bain, Bentonville, Ark.; siblings, Damon Barton, Tulsa, Okla., Sonja Flynn, Kaleen, Texas, Carla Jones, Walker, Carl Keffer, Colorado, Betty Jo Keffer, Iowa; a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and his numerous adopted family members.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Nevada with Bishop Ed Murray officiating. Interment will follow in Green Mound Cemetery, Harwood. Family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday evening at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada.

Those who wish may contribute in his name to the LDS Girls Camp in care of Ferry Funeral Home.

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