Tom Billionis, founder of The Coffee Ethic, died Saturday at 44. A public memorial service to celebrate his life will take place Friday, April 22, 2016, at 10 a.m., in Park Central Square. The Billionis family is encouraging attendees to wear denim on denim or Coffee Ethic T-shirts to the service. Free parking is available in the lots at Boonville and Olive, and in the car parks (located at Campbell and Olive or Campbell and McDaniel). Please be aware that designated Missouri State University parking lots may be affected during this time.
Questions regarding the public memorial service can be directed to Downtown Springfield at (417) 831-6200.