Larry B. Dade Jr.

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Larry B. Dade Jr., 76, of Schell City, Mo., passed away on Monday, July 27, 2020, at Mercy Hospital, Joplin, Mo., following a lengthy battle with cancer. Larry was born on April 3, 1944, in Nevada, to William B. and Irene (Ijams) Dade. He married Cheryl Lunday in Miami, Okla., on May 6, 2012, and she survives of the home.

Larry was raised in Schell City and graduated from Schell City High School Class of 1962. He served in the U.S. Army with the Special Security Forces and was stationed in Okinawa, Japan. Larry drove a truck for over 25 years and also raised cattle with his dad. Larry very much enjoyed his time spent having coffee with his friends at the Madalyn’s Cafe.

In addition to his wife, Cheryl, survivors include his brother, Gary Dade and his wife, Bobby, Nevada; his niece, Candi Williams, Victoria, Texas; stepchildren, Barbara Lunday and her fiancé, Gerrard Vickers, Nevada, Becky Lunday, El Dorado Springs, Mo., and Jake Marcum and his wife, Sarah, Nixa, Mo.; and numerous stepgrandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 1, at Lewis-Hoagland Funeral Home, Schell City. Interment will follow in the Greenlawn, Schell City. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m., Friday, at the funeral home in Schell City.

Contributions may be made in Larry’s memory to the Schell City Community Betterment in care of Lewis-Hoagland Funeral Home.