Lawrence “Larry” Dean Baggett, 66, Nevada, MO passed away on Thursday, January 27, 2022 at Freeman West Hospital in Joplin, MO following a lengthy illness. Larry was born July 21, 1955 in Nevada to Robert E. and Nellie V. (Crosswhite) Baggett.
Larry grew up in Nevada and graduated from Nevada High School in 1973 and later graduated from Ft. Scott Community College. He worked for Vernon County Meat Packers for 15 years then at O’Sullivan Industries in Lamar until their closing. Larry enjoyed sitting on his front porch, mowing his neighbor’s yards, fishing, and was an avid fan of the Kansas City Chiefs and Kansas City Royals.
Survivors include two children, Britany Minor (Justin), Nevada, and Garrett Baggett, Lee’s Summitt, MO; two grandchildren, Gabrielle Schaffer, and Natalie Schaffer; two sisters, Mary Nell Kenney, Nevada, and Karen Clark (Terry), Kansas City; a brother, Donald Kenny, Florida; several sisters-in-law; as well as several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; and three brothers, Carl Baggett, Paul Baggett, and Everett Kinney.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, January 31, 2022 at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada with Pastor Chad Bailey officiating. Interment will follow in Moore Cemetery in Nevada.
Memorials are suggested to Moore Cemetery Association c/o Ferry Funeral Home.