James "Jim" H. Imler, Jr.

December 16, 1943 ~ August 15, 2023 (age 79) 79 Years Old


James “Jim” H. Imler, Jr., 79 of Eldon, Missouri passed away Tuesday, August 15, 2023 at his home.  He was born December 16, 1943 in Enon, Missouri the son of the late James Howard and Geraldine Louise (Hodel) Imler.  On October 7, 2008 in Eldon, Missouri he was united in marriage to Janice (White) Imler who survives of the home.

Other survivors include,

Daughter, Cynthia Ann Hagans (Lynn) of Eldon, MO

Sons, James Travis Imler (Tina) of Eldon, MO; Jeremy Ray Imler (Amanda Flippin) of Rocky Mount, MO; James Gavin Imler (Jessica Elledge) of Rocky Mount, MO

Grandchildren, Wyatt Hagans, James Cody, Lauren Lexuis, MaKenna Frankie, & James Bradley Imler

Step-Children, Clinton Barnhart (Kelley) of Mexico, MO; Kimberly Serchuk (David) of Hartford, WI; Kelly Rogers (Justin) of Fleming Island FL; Tracy Killebrew (Paul) of Auburn, AL

Step-Grandchildren, Brittany, Allison, Kristen, Elizabeth, & Madison Barnhart, Connor & Brady Rogers, Andrew & Lillykate Killebrew, Raylee Jo Flippin & Marissa Serchuk

Several Nieces & Nephews

Sister, Rita Runyan (Sonny)

Along with his parents, a sister, Wanda “Wendy” Duncan preceded him in death.

Jim proudly served in the United States Navy during the Cuban Missile Crisis.  He was employed with the Rock Island Railroad in Missouri and Texas as an engineer until his retirement.  He then began his own business in 1989, Jim Imler Rock and Haul Excavating and Dump Truck Service.  He enjoyed racing, turkey shoots and much, much more but his greatest love was spending time with his family and friends.

Private Family Services will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are under the direction and care of Phillips Funeral Home of Eldon, MO. 

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