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Edward Dewayne “Butch’’ Coxen, 61, of Billings, formerly of Springfield, died Thursday, March 3, 2022, in his home.

He is survived by his sister, Amy Posey (Frank Koepp) of Republic; a niece, Delaney Posey of Republic; a nephew, James Posey of Republic; as well as a host of other relatives and many friends.

Graveside services and burial will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 13, 2022, in the Coon Creek Cemetery, near Hartville, under the care and direction of Memorial Chapels and Crematory of Waynesville/St. Robert.

A Celebration of Life service will be at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 19, 2022, in the Gorman-Scharpf Funeral Home at 1947 E. Seminole in Springfield, Mo. Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until service time at 6 p.m. in the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory of “Butch’’ Coxen and may be left at the funeral home. Online condolences can be sent at