O.J. “Jimmy” Deaver Jr.
O.J. “Jimmy” Deaver Jr. was born to O.J. and Iona King Deaver, Sr. north of Fowler on August 22, 1928. Death was at Kansas Medical Center, Andover, KS on Jan. 26, 2011. Jimmy married Ruby Alice Ashcraft on June 8, 1948 at Kingman Methodist Church on O.J., Sr. and Iona’s 27th wedding anniversary. To this union Dennis James and Sharlet Ann were born. Long time farmer north of Fowler, Kansas, Jimmy is survived by his wife Ruby, son Dennis and Kay Deaver of Dodge City, KS, daughter Sharlet and Carl Untereiner of Leavenworth, KS, one sister, 9 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. He also has a special son Rumaldo Estrada and his family. He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, daughter-in-law Karen and great grandsons Dakota and Benjamin. Jimmy was a member of the Fowler Methodist Church, Fowler Wildlife Assoc. and the Odd Fellow Lodge. He served on the Wilburn Township board for 20 years. Jimmy had requested cremation and no services. His interment will be in the Fowler Cemetery. In lieu of flowers a memorial to the Fowler Senior Center in care of the Fowler State Bank, Fowler, KS 67844. Condolences may be offered at www.resthavenmortuary-cemetery.com.