Larry Eugene Christy, 73, of Odessa, Missouri passed away on Wednesday, September 1, 2021, at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Blue Springs, MO.
A visitation will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 8, 2021, at Ralph O. Jones Funeral Home, 306 S. 2nd Street, Odessa, MO, 64076, 816-633-5524. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be at the Greenton Cemetery, Odessa, MO. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Life Point Church or to the family (in care of Sharron Christy) for a charity to be decided and may be left in care of the funeral home. Memories of Larry and condolences for his family may be left at www.LedfordFamilyFH.com
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Larry was born on October 15, 1947, to Alonzo Best and Ruth Lacreet (Stephenson) Christy in Independence, MO. He was a 1965 graduate from Odessa High School. On July 20, 1968, Larry was united in marriage to Sharron Kay Parsons in Odessa, MO. He worked as a Press Operator for Hallmark Cards for 37 years. After an early retirement at age 55, Larry started painting houses and working for Barker Construction with final clean-up. He was a member of Life Point Church of Odessa. In addition to spending time with family and friends Larry enjoyed woodworking, the outdoors, going to car shows, and occasionally entering his Chevy Silverado and Camaro. Larry also won several trophies and liked going to the All-Truck Nationals.
In addition to his wife, Sharron, survivors include two daughters, Angela Fine (Clinton) of Platte City, MO and Suzanne Rudder (George) of Holt, MO; five grandchildren, Faith Fine, Eden Fine, Collin Rudder, Haley Rudder, and Mason Rudder; a sister Patricia Doak of Raymore, MO; and several relatives and friends.
Larry was preceded in death by his parents.