Charles “Toot” Buddemeyer, Jr, age 40, of Belle passed away Thursday, November 17, 2022 at his residence.
Charles was born July 4, 1982, in Rolla, a son to Charles D. Buddemeyer, Sr. and April Barrow.
He was a lifelong area resident and a 2001 graduate of Belle High School.
Toot loved playing pool at his home and playing leagues at Padgett’s Place. He played multiple sports in high school and liked playing golf as an adult. Toot enjoyed working in his yard and was very proud of his rose bushes and his yard. He liked to listen to music, BBQing, and just enjoying life. Toot was a great father and a friend. He had a kind heart and was always there for others in need. Above all, Toot loved being around friends and family.
In addition to his parents, Toot is survived by: two sons, Leighton Buddemeyer and Levi Van Ostran; siblings Brock Buddemeyer and his wife Melody, Garit Kinsey and his wife Madeline, and Jada Slayton and her husband Billy; grandparents, Donna Buddemeyer and Linda Buddemeyer; three uncles, Carl Buddemeyer, Charles Barrow and his wife Lupe, and Matt Rodgers; two aunts, Lindsey Buddemeyer-Creekmore and her husband Michael and Brandi Jones and her husband Greg; and his significant other, Jennifer Hickman as well as many extended family members and friends.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Charlie Buddemeyer, Charles and Dee Barrow, and Jim and Shirley Eads.
Visitation for Toot will be on Friday, November 25, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ Belle Restoration Branch. Funeral Services will follow at 12:00 p.m.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the family to go towards Leightons education.