Larry was born March 17, 1930 in Ava, MO to Dewey and Alice (Bullard) Heatherly.
In 1953 Larry and Nadine Hodges were united in marriage and to this union four children were born.
Larry had been living in Mtn. Grove, MO for the past few years moving from Ava. He retired from International Harvester in East Moline, IL.
He was an Army Veteran and served during the Korean War from 1951 to 1952. Larry was a Christian. He enjoyed traveling, fishing, hiking and making crafts for children.
Larry was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Walter, one sister, Deloris and a granddaughter, Sonya.
Larry is survived by Nadine, four children, 11 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, one brother, Albert Heatherly, one sister, Helen Hackworth, nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services for Larry will be Monday, January 5, 2015, Noon, in the Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Ava, MO with burial in the Ava Cemetery with Military Honors by the Troy Herd American Legion Post 112. Visitation will be Monday from 11:00 a.m. to service time in the funeral home. Officiating will be Chaplain Roger Flint and Pastor Larry Scott. Memorials may be made to Hospice Compassus of Mtn. Grove.