Larry D. Farris


    Larry D. Farris of Owensville, Missouri was born Saturday, November 10, 1951 at Fagus, Missouri to John Davis and Ruthie Mae (nee Riggs) Farris. He left from this life on Sunday, December 9, 2018 at the age of 67 years.


    Larry worked at Georgia Pacific for 25 years, before his health began to decline and he had to retire early. When he wasn’t at work, he enjoyed working on the farm. He spent hours taking care of the horses, putting up hay and building fences.
    He was preceded in death by his father, John Davis Farris; his wife of 40+ years, Violet J. Farris; sister, Brenda Mook; step daughter, Chris White; step daughter-in-law, Barb Thomas; and step son-in-law, Luke House.
    He is survived by his mother, Ruthie Farris of Frankford, Missouri; one brother, Kenny and wife Amy Farris of Canton, Missouri; two sisters, Betty Walker of Vandalia, Missouri and Linda and husband Eddie Schindler of Frankford, Missouri; step daughter, Kathy House of Cuba, Missouri; step son, James Thomas of Robertsville, Missouri; step son-in-law, Robert White of Cuba, Missouri; five step grandchildren, Tracey and husband Ron Hughes of Cuba, Missouri, Bob House of Cuba, Jerrid and wife Heather Thomas of Cuba, Missouri, Lindsay and husband Sam Ruble of Cuba, Missouri and Marcy Greenland of South Carolina; other relatives and friends.
    In keeping with Larry’s wishes he was cremated and no services will be held.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.