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Jimmy E. Betts


Service: 10:30am Fri. January 17th, 2020
Location: Conroy Funeral Home

Betts, Jimmy E., 68, of Springfield, passed away at 10:35 p.m. on Saturday, January 11, 2020 in Springfield Regional Medical Center. He was born in Springfield on March 9, 1951 the son of Don and Thelma (Pitchford) Betts. He retired as an electrician from Springfield City Schools after 40 years of service. Jimmy was a member of Box 27, the N.R.A. and was a Free and Accepted Mason. He was also a former member of Oakland Presbyterian Church. Survivors include his niece, Nicole (Terry) Mathews; two nephews, Micheal (Jessica) Betts and Derek Betts; five great nieces and great nephews, Madisyn, Liberty, Ema, Simon and Harper and sister-in-law, Lori Lewis. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, John Betts. His funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday in CONROY FUNERAL HOME with Pastor Rick Clos officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Rose Hill Burial Park.
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Jimmy was indeed a good man who spent many years working for Springfield City Schools. He was really very dedicated and alwatheys worked tirelessly to maintain the electrical maintenance in our schools. Jim was focused on resolving matters in the most cost efficient manner. Simply stated, he was really focused on repairing and/or restoring the problems and issues he was assigned with both urgency and accuracy. Jim was proud of his position and he assumed significant pride in accomplishing desired results! Without a doubt, Jim felt he was an empowered employee who was a valued member of the SCS service staff. Jim was always very friendly and appreciated being given the district's trust and full confidence in performing his work. Rest In Peace, Jim and know that you served well in your earthly life! Thanks for your contribution to all served by the SCS District!

- Larry E. Spicer, Thursday January 16th, 2020

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