Stafford Simuon Boxx, Jr., known to all as Skeeter, of Steelville, MO, formerly St. Clair, MO, departed this life in Cuba, MO, on May 18, 2016, having reached the age of thirty-three years, seven months and eleven days. Skeeter was born in St. Louis, MO, on October 7, 1982, son of Stafford Simuon Boxx, Sr. and Janet Lee Boxx nee Brazzle. He was blessed to have seven children.
Skeeter is survived by his father, Stafford Simuon Boxx, Sr. and wife, Cindy, of St. Clair, MO; by his grandparents, Carolyn and Lindell Boxx of St. Clair; by six children, Taylor Boxx Murphy of St. Louis, MO, Alexis Boxx, Gabriel Boxx, Lilly Boxx, Stafford W. Boxx, and Owen Boxx, all of Steelville, MO; by two sisters, Jennifer Hewkin and husband, Jason, of Cuba, MO and Jessica Davis and husband, Bradley, of Owensville, MO; by two step-sisters, Debbie Moses and husband, Ron, of Potosi, MO, and Evelyn Bergner and husband, Bill, of Bourbon, MO; by aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and many friends.
Skeeter was preceded in death by his mother , Janet Boxx Chura; and by one son, Stoney Stafford Boxx.
Skeeter was a Christian believing in the Lord as his Savior. Skeeter had grown up in the St. Clair area and attended St. Clair public schools. As a adult, he had lived in Steelville for many years. For about a year he was employed as a mixer at Mar-Bal, Inc., a fiberglass molding factory in Cuba, MO. Skeeter's favorite pastime was listening to music and he was usually singing along. He also liked to go fishing and camping. Barbequing with his family and friends was always a great time. What meant most to him was time spent with his family. His children held a very special place in his heart, as he did in theirs.
A kind and loving son, grandson, father, brother, brother-in-law, step-brother, nephew, uncle, cousin and friend, he will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all who knew and loved him.
Funeral services were held at 3:00 PM Tuesday, May 24, 2016, at Russell Colonial Funeral Home in St. Clair, MO, with the Rev. Jim Watson officiating. A private committal will take place at a later date.