A Celebration of Life Service for Duane Laramore age 81, of Branson, Missouri will be held at 11:00 AM, Thursday, August 1, 2019 at the First Baptist Church in Branson. Arrangements are under the direction of Greenlawn Funeral Home in Branson.
He passed away on July 27, 2019 at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield.
Duane was born on July 13, 1938 in Texarkana, Texas the son of William Moss and Hazel Embree Laramore. He had been a resident of the Branson area for 25 years. He retired as an Aero Space Engineer with NASA. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Branson. He was a member of NARFE, a volunteer where he facilitated classes for NAMI, a volunteer for the Life Center and Grief Share both at First Baptist Church, He was a volunteer at Bridge of Faith Community Church in Rockaway Beach and was on the board at the Branson Senior Center.
Survivors are his wife; Phyllis Laramore of the home. One Son, Monte Laramore (Kristen) of Tampa, Florida. Four step-children: Linda Brown of Maple Grove, Minnesota, Judy Rasmussen of Glendale, Wisconsin, Bob Rasmussen of Prescott, Arizona and Lisa Lovgren of Belmond, Iowa. Two sisters, Martha Sue Cox of New Mexico and Rosemary Laramore of Oregon. Four grandchildren and five great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife Carrilee Laramore, a daughter, Sherri Lee Laramore, four brothers and one sister.
Visitation will be from 10:00 AM until service time at 11:00 AM at the church.
Memorials are suggested to Bridge of Faith Community Church, 296 Lake Street, Rockaway Beach, Mo. 65740.