JIMMIE S. SURFUS, 84, of Springfield, passed away on December 27, 2019 at Miami Valley Hospital. He was born in Dekalb County, Indiana on September 6, 1935 to the late Ralph and Ilah (DeLong) Surfus. Jim retired from Navistar International in 1998 after many years of service in the Ft. Wayne and Springfield plants. Following retirement, he worked nearly 20 years for Jeff Wyler in Springfield. He was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church in North Hampton, and prior to moving to Springfield, he was a member of the Butler United Methodist Church in Butler, Indiana. He was a dedicated caregiver to his wife, Sharon prior to her passing. He is survived by three sons and spouses, Jeffrey and Stephanie Surfus of Westfield, Indiana, Joel Surfus and Craig Starnes of Long Beach, California, and Eric and Lara Surfus of Middletown, Ohio; six grandchildren, Chelsea, Christina, Savannah, Daniel, Matthew and Elizabeth; and three great-grandchildren, Malcom, Wesley and Desi, along with one sister, Mary Ellen Benson of Auburn, Indiana. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sharon in 2010; and siblings Wayne, Phyllis and Carl.
Funeral Services will be 1pm Thursday, January 2, 2020 at H.E. Johnson & Sons Funeral Home, 212 N. Broadway, Butler with visitation 1 hour prior to services. Burial will follow at the Eddy Cemetery north of Butler.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.
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Local arrangements are being handled by H.E. Johnson & Sons Funeral Home in Butler.
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