James “Jim” Brumback

James “Jim” Brumback

James “Jim” Brumback, 76, Palmyra, Mo., passed away Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Ill.

Jim was born Feb. 11, 1942, in Quincy, the son of Emanuel Sherman and Osie Jane Waterman Brumback. He was married to Sharon Hudson on Aug. 4, 1961, at the Ewing Baptist Church in Ewing, Mo. She survives.

Other survivors include, his two daughters, Lisa Walker (Gregg), Cedar Rapids, Iowa; and Teresa Butler (Mark), Palmyra; three grandchildren, Kristen Sabin (Austin), Brooke Butler (her fiancé Nathan Miller) and Brock Butler; and one great-granddaughter by marriage, Logyn Miller. Also surviving are cousins and numerous extended family members.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Jim graduated from Ewing High School in 1960.

For most of his life he was happily employed as a salesman for Moorman’s Feed and Scholfield Veterinary Supply. He retired in August 2014. 

Jim was a basketball official for 25 years. Playing softball, waterskiing, playing golf and traveling the United States by motorcycle were a few of Jim’s favorites. A sports fanatic, Jim was an avid St. Louis Cardinals, Duke and Rams fan. 

A favorite pastime of his was watching his grandchildren’s activities. Most of all, Jim cherished the time he spent with his family.

He was baptized with his wife, Sharon, on Feb. 7, 1982, the anniversary of which was the same day he was called home. Jim was a member of Mission Hill Baptist Church.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 14, at the Mission Hill Baptist Church in Palmyra. Pastor Kent Lewis will officiate. Burial will be inthe Masonic Cemetery in Ewing.

Family and friends are invited to Jim’s life celebration at a visitation that will be held Wednesday, Feb. 13, from 4 to 7 p.m., at Mission Hill Baptist Church in Palmyra.

Memorials may be made to Mission Hill Baptist Church.

Online condolences may be made and video tribute may be viewed at www.lewisbrothersfuneralchapel.com.

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