Jeff “Jeffro” McCaffrey

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Jeff “Jeffro” McCaffrey, 70, of Monett, formerly of Cape Fair, passed Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, at his residence in Monett. He was born on Dec. 23, 1949, in Philadelphia, Penn., son of the late Joseph A. and Mary (Lynch) McCaffrey.

He graduated from Monett High School with the Class of 1967. Jeff worked for Jumping-Jacks and Grande Tire before becoming co-owner of Grande Tire with his brothers, Jerry and Joel.

He was a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church On Dec. 26, 1995, he married Diana (Hackathorn) Burk in Las Vegas, Nev.

Survivors include: his wife, Diana, of the home; one son, Jeremiah McCaffrey and wife Tricia, of Lake St. Louis; two daughters, Jennifer Arnall and husband Dustin, of Hartville, and Justine McCaffrey, of Springfield; two stepsons, Chad Burk and wife Deborah, of Springfield, and Chase Burk, of Monett; one step-daughter, Chasity Denney and husband Steve, of Monett; three brothers, Joe McCaffrey, of Hokenssin, Del., Jay McCaffrey and Linda, of Pierce City, and Joel McCaffrey and wife Carolyn, of Monett; two sisters, Joyce Tinklepaugh, of Monett and Jean Heinly and husband Ken, of Mesquite, Nev; 17 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; his mother-in-law, Dorathy Hackathorn.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Joan Gavin; and three brothers, Jack McCaffrey, Jerry McCaffrey and Jim McCaffrey.

Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Pierce City. Father Matt Rehrauer will be officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Monett.

Arrangements are under the personal care and direction of Buchanan Funeral Home, Monett.