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Larry Luther James

Larry Luther James, age 73, of Cassville, Missouri, left this earth surrounded by all of his family on Saturday, September 12, 2020 at his home.


Larry James

He was born June 8, 1947 in Sparks, Oklahoma the son of Elmer and Marie (Wallis) James, who preceded him in death. Also preceding him in death were one sister, Patsy Quinn; a brother-in-law, Mark Melson; one daughter, Lisa Bruton and a grandson, Dusty Hodge.

Surviving are his siblings, Don James and his wife Marlene of Shawnee, Oklahoma, Carol Melson of Chandler, Oklahoma and Jesse James and his wife Diane of Davenport, Oklahoma; two daughters, Stacy Hodge and her husband Greg of Cassville, Missouri and Jana Weatherford and her husband TJ of Aurora, Missouri; twelve grandchildren, Lucas, Katelyn, Kylan, Stephanie, Jake, Ke'Alani, Ryan, Casey, Brady, Hailey, Ethan and Kayla and seventeen great-grandchildren, Blake, Billy, Faith, Breanna, Frank, Jesse, Emma Grace, Ally, Jade, Gabby, Levi, Bodie, Ren, Kypton, Kenlee, Remington and Brantly.


Larry grew up in Sparks, Oklahoma on the family farm and often spoke of childhood memories. In 1965 he graduated from high school in Davenport, Oklahoma. He served in the United States Army and was stationed in Germany. While in Oklahoma he worked at Worthington Pump in Shawnee and in 1982 moved to Cassville and worked for Garrett Manufacturing. Later he worked at Alvey and then George’s Processing. In his later years he became an electrician and worked for King Electric in Fayetteville, Arkansas.


Graveside services with military honors will be held 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at Hogeye Cemetery at Wheaton, Missouri under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Pastor Donnie Spears will conduct the services.


The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. Tuesday at Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.


Contributions may be made to Hospice Compassus in memory of Larry.


Visit www.fohnfuneralhome.com for online obituaries, guestbook and private condolences

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