LARRY GENE EDWARDS

Larry Edwards, age 71, of Carrollton, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, October 20, 2020.

  Born on August 9, 1949, in Knox County, MO, Larry was the son of Calvin and Norma Edwards.  Larry was united in marriage to Claudia Kemp on April 4, 1971.

  Surviving are, his wife Claudia; a son, Brian Edwards and wife Michelle; a daughter, Nicole Famuliner and husband John, all of Carrollton, MO;  four grandchildren; Jenna, Kate, Blake, and Connor Edwards; three sisters, Linda Stultz and husband Don, Donna Ferguson, and Sheila Catron; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.  

  Larry graduated from Knox County High School in 1967.  He served his country in the U.S. Navy from 1969-1975.  After returning home from the Navy, he was engaged in farming, managed a grain elevator, and was employed by MFA Oil Company.

  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and visiting with friends. Larry especially loved spending time with his children and grandchildren.  

  The family will receive friends Wednesday, October 28, 2020, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Bittiker Funeral Home, Carrollton, MO.  

  A private funeral service for the family will be held at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Higginsville, MO, on Thursday, October 29th, 2020, at 11 a.m.  

  In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests memorials to the V.F.W. Post #1773 or Immanuel Lutheran Church.  They may be left at or mailed to Bittiker Funeral Home P.O. Box 223, Carrollton, MO 64633.