John Robert Buchholz

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John Robert Buchholz Sr., 62, of Fulton, Missouri, passed away on Friday, December 29, 2017, at University Hospital & Clinics in Columbia, Missouri. John was born May 22, 1955, in Callaway County to Joseph and Rosie Stevens Buchholz who preceded him in death. He was married on March 31, 1979, in St. Louis, Missouri to Karen Zimmerman who survives. John will be remembered for his love of family, friends and his buddy, Tytan and for running down the highways in his #9 truck. He is also survived by daughter, Rachel Buchholz of Columbia; son, Matthew (Bonnie) Buchholz of Fulton; brothers, Bill "Jody" Buchholz, Steve (Donna) Buchholz and Jim (Sherri) Buchholz all of Steedman, Missouri; sisters, Linda (Brian) Cheney of Steedman and Carolyn (Tim) Laurie of Oklahoma; four grandchildren, Eric Young, Jonathan Thompson, Alyssa Buchholz and Ashton Buchholz along with numerous nieces and nephews. He was also preceded in death by his son, John Robert "Cheeseburger" Buchholz Jr. A Mass of Catholic Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 4, 2018, at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Fulton. Burial will follow at Callaway Memorial Gardens. The family will receive guests from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 3, 2018, at Debo Funeral Home in Fulton. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association or American Cancer Society both in care of Debo Funeral Home, 833 Court Street, Fulton, Missouri 65251. Online condolences may be made at

Published December 31, 2017