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Lawrence Weldin Shearer

March 28, 1942 ~ May 2, 2019 (age 77)

Lawrence “Larry” Weldin Shearer, 77, of Parkville, MO passed away at home on May 2, 2019.

Larry was born on March 28, 1942 to Theodore “Happy” and Mary (Weldin) Shearer. After graduating high school he served 4 years in the U.S. Air Force, living in Germany, as well as serving a number of years in the Reserves, stationed in Belton, MO.  He married Eileen Strobbe on February 12, 1966, and they had two children. He began his career as a stores clerk for TWA, retiring after 37 years. Larry enjoyed traveling, tinkering on cars, watching movies, and spending time with family.

Larry is preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Eileen; and brother, Theodore “Sonny” Shearer.

He will be greatly missed and fondly remembered by his children: Brian (Sharon) Shearer and Gina (Wade) Bearden; grandchildren, Alyssa, Logan, Baleigh, Karma, Isaac, and Evelyn; siblings, James (Betty), Linda (Wayne), and David (Jackie); along with many nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life will be held at Terrace Park Funeral Home on Tuesday, May 7th at 2:00pm, with visitation an hour prior, and burial immediately following.

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