Larry William Whitsell, Sr. ~ in our care.... June 4, 2020

Larry William Whitsell, Sr. ~ in our care…. June 4, 2020


Clarksdale, Mo……
Larry W. Whitsell Sr., 67, of rural Clarksdale, Mo., went to be with the Lord on Thursday, June 4, 2020.
He passed away at his home, surrounded by the angels of heaven and his beloved wife. 
Larry was born in St. Joseph, Missouri, to William J. and Helen M. (Walters) Whetsell.

He attended Maysville High School, graduating in 1970.

On November 23, 1979, Larry married the love of his life and soul mate, Linda Rush.

A really good baseball player, Larry played ball as short stop, second base and was an excellent pitcher. He played the game avidly from the time he was about 2 years old to way up in his 50’s. He absolutely loved it, playing nearly every weekend.

Larry enjoyed his grandkids immensely, hunting and fishing with them whenever he could.

Survivors include: his wife of 40+ plus years, Children, Michelle Guyer (Rick), Stacy Wright (Mike), Larry Whitsell Jr. (Christina), Heather Mejia (Mark), and Sabrina Barron,
Siblings, Bruce Whitsell (Pat), Karen Baskett, and Linda Larsen (Marlin),
Brother in law, Larry Rush,
Grandchildren, Chris (Bree), Nick, Matthew (Lynn), Josh, Jordan, Lane, Dakota, Enrique, and Alonzo,
5 Great grandchildren, nieces, nephews,aunts, uncles, cousins, special friends, Vern Todd, Mike Barton, “D”, Greg Muehlenbacher, a multitude of other relatives and a host of dear friends.

Larry was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services will be held at the Clarksdale Christian Church, Clarksdale, Mo. on Monday, June 8, 2020, at 2 p.m., with Sherry Corder and Pastor Jonathan Garlock, officiating.

Christian Burial will follow at St. Joseph Memorial Park.

Visitation will be held at the Turner Family Funeral Home, Maysville, Mo. where the family will receive friends from 6- 8 p.m. on Sunday, June 7, 2020.

Memorials: St. Jude Children’s Hospital in care of the Funeral Home.

10 Responses to “Larry William Whitsell, Sr. ~ in our care…. June 4, 2020”

  1. Glenn Cureton June 5, 2020 at 8:49 pm #

    Sorry for your loss prayers

  2. Frank owen June 6, 2020 at 6:04 am #

    Very sorry to hear about your loss. From the Owen family.

    • Tammy Whitsell Eaton June 8, 2020 at 2:44 am #

      So very sorry for your loss. Even though I can’t be there know that my heart hurts and mourns my brothers death. Hugs, prayets and love.

  3. Len Brott June 6, 2020 at 2:11 pm #

    So sorry for your loss. Larry’s family is in my thoughts and prayers. Worked with Larry at Globe Union/Johnson Control. Retired 7 months after Larry.
    Sincerely, Len Brott

    • Robin Chaney June 7, 2020 at 4:52 am #

      So sorry for your loss he will be greatly missed by his great grandbabies and all his family. A wonderful person taken to soon. I love you all and I am praying for all of you.

  4. Jeanette Brown June 6, 2020 at 6:15 pm #

    Bruce and Linda & family,
    We are sorry for your loss and our prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. May you find peace and comfort in your memories and share them often.
    The Ermit & Katie Buhman family (Jeanette Buhman Brown)

  5. Judy Pollard June 6, 2020 at 11:24 pm #

    So sorry for your loss.

    • David Guess June 7, 2020 at 11:29 am #

      Deeply sorry for your Family’s loss,, Larry was always a good guy

  6. David Guess June 7, 2020 at 11:30 am #

    Deeply sorry for your Family’s loss,, Larry was always a good guy

  7. Willie Christman June 7, 2020 at 2:20 pm #

    Very sorry for your loss. Worked with Larry at Johnson controls. Great man.

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