Larry Whitworth

Larry Clay Whitworth

LA MONTE — Larry Clay Whitworth, 58, of La Monte, passed away Saturday, June 14, 2014, at his home.

He was born January 11, 1956, in Sedalia, son of Lawson Clay and Anna Lee Fisher Whitworth. On October 26, 1974, in La Monte, he married Bobbie Jean Whitworth, who survives of the home.

Mr. Whitworth worked for MoDOT for 22 years. He was also a cattle farmer, a self-employed grain bin installer and worked in concrete, as well as owned and operated Whitworth Fence Company. He was a member of La Monte Baptist Church, the National Rifle Association, Crystal Springs Big Buck Club, was a Boy Scout leader and was president of the La Monte Jaycees. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and raising a variety of small animals.

In addition to his wife of 39 years, survivors include two sons, Caleb Whitworth (Michelle), and Lucas Whitworth, both of La Monte; a daughter, Carrie Pummill (John), of Knob Noster; grandchildren, Shakoda, Thomas and Annalynn Whitworth, Addison Hanback, and Colten and Mallory Pummill; and two sisters, Carol Tagtmeyer, of Smithton, and Patricia Minor, of Sunrise Beach.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Gary Whitworth; and a niece, Kelly Whitworth.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday at Heckart Funeral Home, with Chaplain Cynthia Dubovich officiating.

Casket bearers will be Leonard Huddleston, Donnie Hitaffer, Joe Hayes, Dale Comfort, Jeff Johnson and Mark Harrison.

Honorary bearers will be Bill Breshears, Mark Breshears, B.J. Breshears, Kenny Smith, Randy Martin and Gene Trelow.

Burial will be in County Line Cemetery north of La Monte.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until service time Tuesday at Heckart Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Twin Lakes Hospice or County Line Cemetery.

Condolences may be offered at

Funeral Home

Heckart Funeral Home
903 S. Ohio Ave Sedalia, MO 65301
(660) 826-1750
Published in from June 15 to June 16, 2014