Bursy Joseph Stofer

Bursy Joseph Stofer

Birth
Concordia, Cloud County, Kansas, USA
Death 23 Feb 2009 (aged 68)
Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, USA
Burial Mountain Grove, Wright County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 34277402 · View Source
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Graveside services for Bursy J. "Joe" Stofer, will be held Thursday, February 23, 2009 at 10 a.m. in the Hillcrest Cemetery with Rev. Wayne Russell officiating. Lisa Brown served as singer. Song selections will be "I Can Only Imagine," and "Go Rest High On That Mountain." Burial will be in the Hillcrest Cemetery under the direction of the Craig-Hurtt Funeral Home, Mountain Grove, Mo.

Bursy Joseph "Joe" Stofer, son of the late Bursy and Maxine (Marcy) Stofer, was born on November 2, 1940 in Concordia, Kansas and passed away on February 23, 2009 in the Ozark Community Hospital in Springfield, Mo. following a short illness. He was 68 years, 3 months and 21 days of age.

Joe moved with his family at a young age and grew up and attended school at Norwood, Mo. He graduated as Valedictorian and president of his class. He was united in marriage to Geraldine Hawkins on November 18, 1961 in Mountain Grove, Mo. Four sons were born to this union. They made their home in the Mansfield area all their married life.

Joe was employed for Hutchens Industries in Mansfield for over 30 years. His whole life revolved around raising and training horses. He was a longtime member of the American Quarter Horse Association and an instructor for area 4-H groups. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing

Joe was known as a very hard worker and was always willing to help those around him in need.

He was a loving and caring husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother and friend. He will be truly missed by those who knew and loved him.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife: Geraldine Stofer on November 13, 1997.

Joe is survived by his four sons, Terry Stofer of Ava, Mo., Billy Stofer and his wife, Shelle, of Mansfield, Mo., Larry Stofer of San Diego, Calif., and Bobby Stofer and his wife, Linda, of Cabool, Mo.; two brothers, Leo Stofer and his wife, Caroline, of Mountain Grove, Mo. and Golden Stofer and his wife, Colleen, of Macomb, Mo.; one sister, Vola Moore and her husband, Eldon, of Elkland, Mo.; five grandchildren; one great grandchild; and a host of other relatives and friends.


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  • Created by: Tracy Sailor
  • Added: 28 Feb 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 34277402
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Bursy Joseph Stofer (2 Nov 1940–23 Feb 2009), Find a Grave Memorial no. 34277402, citing Hillcrest Cemetery, Mountain Grove, Wright County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Tracy Sailor (contributor 47089833) .