Jimmie Doyle Loper, 81, a resident of Blue Springs, MO passed away peacefully at his home Thursday, February 9, 2023. He was born May 14, 1941, to Otho “Bud” and Evelyn (Mills) Loper in Lubbock, TX.
On August 28, 1959, Jimmie was united in marriage to Clarissa Stone in Amarillo, TX. He worked in the industrial laundry and dry-cleaning business the majority of his life. Jimmie was Baptist by faith. He enjoyed golfing, volunteering in his local community, and riding his Harley motorcycle. Above all, Jimmie cherished spending time with his loving family.
Jimmie is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Clarissa Loper of Blue Springs, MO; children, Marty Loper and wife Bonnie of Blue Springs, MO, Malita Nixon and husband Matthew of Austin, TX, Mindy Herzog and husband Tom of Stillwell, KS; grandchildren, Justin Loper and wife Paige, Kylie Allen and husband Austin, Blake Nixon and wife Renee, Karlie Nixon, Marissa Herzog, Nick Herzog; great-grandchildren, Elliott, Millie, and Landry Loper, Crew, Beau, and Madeline Allen; and countless others he loved like his own. Jimmie is preceded in death by his parents, Bud and Evelyn Loper, and his great-grandson, Rhett Ryker Nixon.
Jimmie was dearly loved by everyone around him and was always the biggest fan of those he loved. He will be fondly remembered for his homemade chocolate milkshakes, his “chrome dome”, million-watt smile, and his unmistakable laugh that filled a room.
Jimmie’s family will receive friends from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 18, 2023 at Meyers Funeral Chapel, 1600 W. Main St, Blue Springs, MO. Memorial service will begin at 11:00 a.m. at the chapel. Memories of Jimmie and words of comfort for his family may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com.