Larry Kenneth Kelley

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    Larry Kenneth Kelley of Cherryville, Missouri was born December 27, 1964 in Ironton, Missouri to Wilma Maxwell and passed away Saturday, June 19, 2021 at the age of 56 years, 5 months and 23 days.


    He married Gail Zielinski on December 26, 2004 in Lemay, Missouri.
    Larry was employed at National Rent to Own in St. Louis, Missouri and after he and his wife Gail moved to Crawford County in 2013, he became employed at McGinnis Wood Products.
    Larry loved his dogs and considered them all his “puppies,” no matter what age they were. He enjoyed spending time doing his yard work and just being outdoors. He loved to hunt deer and rabbits and spend time fishing.
    Larry enjoyed listening to all kinds of music, but he especially loved country music. He also loved tinkering with old cars and enjoyed driving his “Willy” jeep. He was known as a very “kind person” to all.
    He was preceded in death by his step daughter, Lisa Longton; and his sister, Missy Adams.
    He is survived by his wife of almost 17 years, Gail Kelley of Cherryville, Missouri; mother, Wilma (Larry) Deane of Washington, Missouri; step son, Brian Parrish of Cedar Hill, Missouri; two brothers, Michael Warren and Patrick Warren; 10 step grandchildren; one step great grandchild; other relatives and friends.
    Visitation was held from 1-3 p.m. on Thursday, June 24, 2021 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home of Steelville, Missouri.
    Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Thursday, June 24, 2021 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri with Rev. Bob Coleman officiating. Special music of “Take My Hand, Precious Lord” and “Peace in the Valley” was played.
    Cremation followed as the final disposition after the funeral services.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home of Steelville, Missouri.