May 2, 1940 - Jan. 6, 2014
Larry Eugene Welsh, 73, of Harrisonville, was born May 2, 1940, in Kalamazoo, Mich., the son of Harley O. and Beatrice Council Welsh. He died Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, in Golden Years, Harrisonville.
On Oct. 13, 1979, in Independence, he was united in marriage to Marjorie Marie Ginnings. Together they shared 34 years of marriage
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Terry Welsh; and a brother, Frank Welsh.
Survivors include his wife, Marjorie Welsh, of Garden City; five children, Jerry Wallander and wife Tarra of Garden City, Glenda Cobb of Garden City, Stacy Miles and husband Rodney of Paola, Kan., Debra Wright of Camdenton, and Randy Welsh and wife Alie of Eldridge; 14 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
Larry was raised in Michigan and was a graduate of Portage High School in Portage, Mich. He moved to Missouri in 1963 and settled in Garden City in 1979 after his marriage to Marjorie. He worked as a truck driver for Suburban Propane.
Larry made a profession of faith and was a member of Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Wheatland.
In his spare time, he enjoyed fishing and doing yard work. Time spent with family and friends was important to him.
He was a loving husband, father and grandfather and a caring neighbor and friend. We celebrate his life and his accomplishments and will treasure the memories he created for his family and friends.
There was a memorial service at 2 p.m. Jan. 11 in Allee-Holman-Howe Funeral Home. Visitation was 1-2 p.m. Jan. 11 in the funeral home. Burial was in Mt. Horeb Cemetery, Decaturville.
Memorial donations may be made to Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church and left at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made at www.alleeholmanhowe.com.
Arrangements: Allee-Holman-Howe Funeral Home, 15 Clint Ave., Camdenton, MO 65020; 573-346-2265.