Larry Eugene Robertson Sr.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Larry Eugene Robertson Sr., 74, Nevada, departed this life on Saturday, Jan. 21, at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada. Larry was born May 23, 1942, in Joplin, to Leslie and Wilma V. Robertson. Larry was united in marriage to Teresa Ann Newton on Aug. 21, 1966, in Nevada, and she preceded him in death on June 19, 2006.

Larry was raised in Joplin. For a time, Larry worked for Missouri Pacific Railroad. He later became a truck driver where he worked most of his working life until his early retirement due to disability. He loved the outdoors, fishing, and hunting. Larry was a kind, caring man who loved spending time with his family.

Survivors include his daughter, Kelly Marie Robertson, Nevada; his son, Larry "Porky" Robertson, Jr. and his wife, Carrie, Nevada; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. In addition to his wife, Teresa, he was preceded in death by his parents; two daughters, Carol Jane Friedli, and Tracy Lynn Hutchison; and one sister, Kathryn McGee.

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 26, at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada with Pastor Roger Beach officiating. Friends may call now and until the hour of service at Ferry Funeral Home.

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