Jimmie Dale Bever was born in Longmont, Colo., on Sept. 16, 1963, and passed away Nov. 5, 2010, at his home in Licking, Mo., at the age of 47.
He is survived by his daughters, Jennifer Lynn Bever and Christie Jean James, both of Licking, Mo.; his parents, Charles “Charlie” and Erma Jean (Stark) Tyree of Houston, Mo., and LeRoy Bever of Badger, Minn.; a stepson, Bobby Fortune of Licking, Mo.; a stepdaughter, Katherine Pursifull of Raymondville, Mo.; a brother, Eldon and his wife, Jackie, of Raymondville, Mo.; a sister, Sharelle N. Bever of Houston, Mo.; four grandchildren, Briana James, Austin James, Alyssa Cooper and Dayllyn Cooper, all of Licking, Mo.; three step-grandchildren, Lilly Pursifull and Noah Pursifull of Raymondville, Mo., and Ashton Fortune of Licking, Mo.; a half-sister, Toni Nemec of Plummer, Minn.; a step-sister, Janis Fleming of Ellisville, Mo.; three step-brothers, Ronald Tyree of Mobile, Alab., Don Tyree of Bland, Mo., and John Tyree of Licking, Mo.; his longtime girlfriend, Pam Hale of Licking, Mo.; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Jimmie was preceded in death by one brother, Darrell Tyree; his grandparents, Norvin and June Stark and Jess and Noami Bever.
He was a dedicated , loyal and loving man of family and friends. He was known by many and loved by more. His life included his passion of his family and friends, outdoors, hard work, farming, cattle and spending time with his grandchildren. Jimmie was employed by Sherrill Township Road Crew.
Services for Mr. Bever were 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 8, 2010, at Fox Funeral Home with Pastor Wesley Wallace officiating. Interment was in Williams Cemetery. Pallbearers were Jimmy Rogers, Mike Smith, Ronnie Dixon, David Walker, Lenny Clayton, Ronnie Moncrief and Shawn Booker.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Fox Funeral Home.
All arrangements were under the direction of Fox Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.foxfh.net.