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Thursday, July 8, 2021

Obituary - William “Bill” Michael Tarter

Funeral services for Bill Tarter of Butler, Missouri will be 2 p.m. Sunday, July 11, 2021 at Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel (660-679-6555) in Butler. Visitation will be Saturday evening from 5-7p.m. at Schowengerdt Chapel. Burial in Salem Cemetery, Foster, Missouri. Contributions to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Online condolences,

William “Bill” Michael Tarter, age 76 of Butler, Missouri died Thursday, July 8, 2021 at his home. He was born September 7, 1944 to Cortes Alvy Sr. And Louara Lucille Porter Tarter in Independence, Missouri.

Bill is survived by his son, Dave Tarter and wife Debbie of Butler, Missouri; one daughter, Meg Ross and husband John of College Station, Texas; two brothers, Cortes Tarter Jr. and Clyde Tarter; three sisters, Opal Hinton, Dorothy Doss and Joan Clapper; seven grandchildren and one great-granddaughter; and a host of nephews and nieces; great-nephews and great-nieces; and many cherished friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife Donna; one brother, James Tarter; and one sister, Julia Nighswonger.