James "Jim" Robert Beers, age 78 of Linn, passed away Thursday, February 6, 2020, at General
Baptist Nursing Home in Linn.
Jim was born December 8, 1941, in St. Louis, a son to the late Troy and Edna (Airsman) Beers.
Jim was a 1959 graduate of Sullivan High School and a 1979 graduate of Linn Technical College.
On June 30, 2006, he was united in marriage to Lillie Mae Miller in Linn. She survives of Fenton.
Jim was employed for over 25 years as an Air Quality Supervisor for the Missouri Department of Natural Resources in Jefferson City retiring in 2000.
Jim was a member of the Community Christian Church in Linn and Osage Trail Riders.
Jim enjoyed traveling, fishing, horseback riding and spending time with his grandchildren who lived next door.
In addition to his spouse, Jim is survived by: a daughter, Jennifer Rackers and her husband Leroy of Linn; seven stepchildren, Cindy (James) Martin of Desoto, Sherry (Kervin) Hilpipre of Nebraska, Christine (Nick) Walker of Fenton, Benton Bell of Fenton, Jeremiah (Megan) Bell of Fenton, Matt (Kayla) Bell of Fenton, Tricia (Mike) Gunnett of Fenton; a sister, Lenora Scott of Jefferson City; three grandchildren, Chuck (Leigh) Haslag of Taos, Amber (Jake) Miller of Linn, and Carmella Rackers of Linn; seventeen step grandchildren; four great grandchildren,
Kyleigh, Bentley, Nevaeh and Quinton; eighteen step great grandchildren; one sister in-law Judi Beers of Linn and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Jim was preceded in death by a brother, Troy G. Beers, a nephew Dwayne Beers and a great nephew Ryan Beers.
Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Monday, February 10, 2020, at Morton Chapel. Funeral services will follow at 10:30 a.m. with Richard Sparks officiating.
A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, February 10, 2020, in the Boss Cemetery, Boss Missouri.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to General Baptist Nursing Home Activity Fund.