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Willis McIntire

July 1, 1940 — May 12, 2020

Willis Ray “Buster” McIntire, 79, of Breckenridge, Missouri passed away Tuesday, May 12, 2020 in Kearney, Missouri under the care of his family and Liberty Hospital Home Health & Hospice.

Willis was born July 1, 1940 to parents Forrest and Gladys Breeze McIntire in Kansas City, Missouri. He was a 1958 graduate of Breckenridge High School.

Willis married Cathy Jean Nichols March 8, 1968 in Miami, Oklahoma and she preceded him in death on June 25, 2011.He worked as a welder at Donaldson of Chillicothe, for 37 years and farmed with Dale Neiause for several years.

Willis enjoyed hunting, fishing, car shows, bingo and trips to the casino boat. He had a great love for his family and valued time spent with them.

Willis is survived by his sons, Willis Shane McIntire (April) of Cameron, Missouri; Shawn Theodore McIntire (Mary) of Breckenridge; Darrin Gene McIntire (Harmony) of Kearney; Rodney Hosman (Kim) of Hamilton; 9 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Cathy McIntire; daughter, Docia Marie McIntire; grandson, Christopher Adams; sisters, Katherine Macklin; Patsy Scott; and two infant brothers.

Memorials in honor of Willis may be made to Rose Hill Cemetery and may be mailed to or left at Heritage Funeral Home, 3141 N. Washington, Chillicothe, Missouri 64601. Online condolences may be left at

A grave side service will be held Monday, May 18, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. Rose Hill cemetery in Breckenridge, Missouri.

Arrangements are under the care of Heritage Funeral Home in Chillicothe, Missouri.

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Service Schedule

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Graveside Service

Monday, May 18, 2020

Starts at 11:00 am

Rose Hill Cemetery

, Breckenridge, MO 64625

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