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Larry Walters

August 4, 1947 — February 13, 2019

Larry John Walters, age 71 of Perryville, MO and formerly of Gallatin County passed on this life, February 13, 2019 in the Riverview Nursing Hom at the Park in St. Genevieve, MO after an extended illness.  Larry was born in Eldorado on August 4, 1947 to the late John W. & Velma D. (Cox) Walters.  He graduated from Equality High School.

He then furthered his education becoming an Registered Nurse working many years in Paducah and St. Louis.  He ran a dry cleaners in Perryville for many years before retiring.  In his early years he loved to fish and go boating, but in his later years his faith became very strong, he was a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Perryville where he sang in the Choir.  He was always helping others and will be missed by many.

Larry is survived by 2 Aunts and numerous cousins and many friends.

Funeral service for Larry will be on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019 starting at 2:00 PM at the Cox & Son Funeral Home in Ridgway with Fr. Steven Beatty officiating.  The family will receive friends after 1:00 PM.  He will then be laid to rest with his parents at the Jones Cemetery near Ridgway.

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