Jimmy Metcalf


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Posted Online: Nov. 30, 2012, 5:17 pm
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Jimmy A. Metcalf, 57, of Belen, N.M., and formerly of Moline, passed away on Monday, Nov. 19, 2012, in Belen.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3, at Pleasant Valley Cemetery. Those wishing to attend the service should meet at 1 p.m. on Monday at McGinnis-Chambers Funeral Home in Bettendorf. Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Jimmy was born July 16, 1955, the son of James W. and Violet M. Wright Metcalf.
He enjoyed many activities including watching little league baseball and NASCAR racing, and watching the Chicago Bears, his favorite football team.
Those left to honor his memory include his sister, Karen Dugan and husband, John; his niece, Angela Loper; and his nephew, David Bohannon.
Jimmy was preceded in death by his longtime companion, Kathy; his parents; his sister, Doris; and his brother, Wesley.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting Jimmy's obituary at www.McGinnis-Chambers.com.












 



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