Frederick William “Butch” Renwick, III
Frederick William “Butch” Renwick, III, 66, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Sunday, April 7, 2019, at Mercy Hospital in Joplin, Mo. Butch was born Dec. 22, 1952, in Nevada, Mo., to Frederick W. Renwick, II and Jody (Adams) Renwick. He was united in marriage to Barbara Jean Jadlot on April 10, 1976, in Nevada, and she survives of the home.
Butch was raised in Nevada and graduated from Nevada High School Class of 1970. Following high school he attended Fort Scott Community College and Pittsburg State University before coming back to work for Renwick Insurance Agency. He was the third generation to operate Renwick Insurance Agency in Nevada where he worked for over 40 years. Butch was a dedicated citizen, having received the Business Person of the Year Award from the Chamber of Commerce in 2017. Butch was a member of the Knights of Columbus, St. Mary’s Catholic Church, and was a member and Past Exulted Ruler of BPO Elks No. 564, was currently serving on Vernon County Cancer Relief Board, past member of Economic Develop, and was a founder of Nevada Little League football. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed spending time with his friends and family.
In addition to his wife, Barbara, he is survived by two children, Leigh Weatherspoon and her husband, Damon, Blue Springs, Mo., and Ryan Renwick and his wife, Rachelle, Nevada, Mo.; four grandchildren, Myles, Tyson, Reese and Rory; one brother, Patrick Renwick and his wife, Sue, Nevada; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; and one son, F.W. “Bill” Renwick, IV.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, April 12, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Nevada with Father Peter Savidge officiating. Elks services will begin at 5 p.m. and visitation will follow until 7 p.m., Thursday, at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada.
Memorials are suggested to the F.W. “Bill” Renwick Scholarship Fund or Vernon County Cancer Relief in care of Ferry Funeral Home.
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