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Oscar William Hoffmeister Jr.

August 24, 1932 — September 11, 2018

Oscar William Hoffmeister, Jr. of Cuba, Missouri was born Wednesday, August 24, 1932 at St. James, Missouri to the union of Oscar W. and Maude (Nee: Kenney) Hoffmeister. He left from this life on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at Cuba Manor at the age of 86 years. Oscar was united in marriage to Jeneanne "Jean" Wirz on Saturday, March 24, 1951 at Steelville, Missouri and they were the proud parents of Terry. After graduating high school, Oscar went to work as a deliver driver. He delivered ice cream, Coke Cola and Holsum Bread. He retired from Holsum Bread after thirty years of leaving home at 1:00 till 3:00 a.m. and returning twelve hours later. In his younger years he enjoyed fishing, hunting and he thought of himself as pool shark. Sunday's were spent at the race track, because Oscar was one of the race car drivers. He spent many hours helping his son-in-law Dave bail hay, cut wood and anything else that Dave needed help with. Oscar was an excellent carpenter. He built cabinets, furniture and was always working around the house on different projects. He even rebuilt campers and detailed cars. Up until 2006 Oscar would trade vehicles every year. For many years, after work, Oscar and Jean could be found at Rock Fair. After Jean passed away, Oscar would eat breakfast every Saturday morning, with the widowers' group, at different local restaurants. Oscar treasured the time he got to spend with his family and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents Oscar and Maude Hoffmeister, his wife Jean Hoffmeister, one brother Hershel Lee Hoffmeister, two sisters-in-law; Juanita Strouse and Helen Wirz, two brothers-in-law; Adrain Scego and Richard Wirz and other relatives and friends. Those who are left to treasure his memory and to continue his legacy are his loving daughter Terry and husband Dave Campbell of St. James, four grandchildren; Christy Campbell of Cuba, Heather and husband Cary Bouse of Vichy, Dave, Jr. and wife Amie Campbell of St. James and Beth and husband Grant McWhorter of St. James, thirteen great grandchildren; Dakota Skouby, Wilson McDaniel, Reese Seitz, Hayley Portell, Mackenzie Portell, Brooklyn Bouse, Avery Campbell, Elsie Campbell, Carson Midyett, Thatcher Midyett, Bailey Terrill, Macy Terrill and Annie Terrill, sisters-in-law; Jackie Scego of Owensville and Barb Wirz of Rolla, brother-in-law Ralph Wirz of Ohio, nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation will be Friday, September 14, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. till 12:00 p.m. at the Mizell Funeral Home, 904 W Washington Street, Cuba. Funeral service will 12:00 p.m. Friday, September 14, 2018 at the Mizell Funeral Home with Pastor Jeff Snell officiating. Special recorded music will be "Who Am I" and "Take Me Home". Interment and prayers will follow at Kinder Cemetery, Cuba. Honored to serve as pall bearers are Dakota Skouby, Bailey Terrill, Macy Terrill, Annie Terrill, Hayley Portell and Mackenzie Portell. Honorary pall bearers are Charles Kolb, Bob Stubblefield and Don Treece. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Trinity Chapel, P.O. Box 542, Cuba, Missouri, 65453 in Oscar's memory. The Mizell Funeral Home is honored to be serving Oscar's family.

Visitation Details

Friday, September 14th, 2018 10:00am - 12:00pm, Mizell Funeral Home

Service Information

Friday, September 14th, 2018 12:00pm, Mizell Funeral Home

Interment Details

Kinder Cemetery

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