Mr. Loftis died at 10:41 a.m., Saturday, August 10, 2013, at Cox Medical Center South, Springfield, Missouri.
He was born August 13, 1952, at Porterville, California, to William Ray Loftis and Opal Louise Fare Loftis. He was a truck driver and loved fishing. Mr. Loftis was of the Baptist faith.
He is survived by his partner, Bonnie Bennett, Springfield, Missouri; three brothers, Johnnie Loftis, wife, Sandra, Caulfield, Missouri, Billy Lee Loftis, Nixa, Missouri and William Loftis, wife, Judy, Springfield, Missouri; one sister, Wanda Ganzer, husband, Mickey, Sr., Springfield, Missouri; and many nieces and nephews.
His parents, one sister, Linda Bowles and one brother, Charles Loftis, precede him in death.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Wednesday at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.