Pedrotti, Lawrence Larry 72, passed away peacefully, Thursday, November 29, 2012 while in the care of the wonderful people of Wayne T. Patrick Hospice & Community Care of Rock Hill, SC. Larry is survived by his wife, Doris Christine, his daughters; Kathy Pedrotti Hays (Geff) & Tonya Heskett (Mitch), his stepson Dale Greathouse, his grandchildren, Ethan Pedrotti Hays, Taylor Heskett, Courtney Greathouse & Clinton Greathouse. Larry was born in St. Louis on April 26, 1940 eldest son of the late Joe & Thelma Pedrotti. Dear brother of Dick(Maureen) Pedrotti, Julie (Larry) Schulte and Maggie (Jim) Ryan. Dear brotherin-law, uncle, cousin and friend to many. Larry was a born salesman starting a snow cone business at the age of 14. This evolved into a lifelong sales career in the refrigeration industry. Larry was a Mechanical Engineering graduate of Missouri School of Mines, Rolla. He retired as Vice President of Sales for Invensys Climate Control. Larry loved and cherished his family especially his wife of 34 years, Doris Christine Pedrotti. His humor and sharp wit brought joy to those fortunate enough to know him. Larry's love of auto racing brought him to 37 Indy 500 races and numerous NASCAR events. Services: Funeral service at the SCHRADER Funeral Home and Crematory, 14960 Manchester Road at Holloway, Ballwin, Tuesday, 10 a.m. Interment St. Patrick's Old Rock Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to
, 1901 Brunswick Avenue, Suite 100, Charlotte NC 28207 or St. Patrick's Old Rock Church Memorial Fund, 6800 Eagle Crest Ct., Pacific, MO 63069. Visitation Monday 4-8 p.m. Friends may sign the family's on-line guestbook at Schrader.com
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Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch on December 2, 2012