Thursday, July 7, 2022

Obituary - Larry F. Garrison

Larry Floyd Garrison, age 72, of Warsaw, Missouri passed away Monday, June 13, 2022 at his home in Warsaw, Missouri. He was born on October 10, 1949 at Carrollton, Missouri the son of Charles Leroy and Leona August Kornexl Garrison. He grew up in Bosworth, Missouri and graduated from Bosworth Public School. 

Larry served in the US Navy from 1968 until 1970 with an honorable discharge from Moffett Field, San Diego, California. He was in the reserves until September 24, 1974. In 1969 Larry began working for Santa Fe Railroad until he became disabled in 1993.

Larry enjoyed fishing and deer hunting until his health kept him from deer hunting. The last day of his life he went fishing for 4 hours and caught one catfish which he released. Larry was proud of himself because he quit smoking in the early 1970’s after smoking since he was 12 years old.

Larry is preceded in death by his wife, Sherry Lynn Walker Garrison, his parents, Charles and Leona Garrison and a brother, Charles Leroy Garrison, Jr.

Larry is survived by his daughter, Tanya Fletcher and son Stephen Garrison of Warsaw, Missouri, eight grandchildren, one brother, Joe Garrison and wife Pam of Topeka, Kansas, two sisters, Rosemary McMahan and husband Bill of Warsaw, Missouri, Betty Blanton of Hiawatha, Kansas. Larry has several surviving nephews and nieces. Larry has many friends who will miss his friendly nature. He never met a stranger.

Graveside services will be held later at McCollough Cemetery, Triplett, Missouri. Cremation by Reser Funeral Home, Warsaw, Missouri. Donations can be made to help with funeral expenses. Any funds left over will be given to the McCollough Cemetery Association.

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