Larry Lee “Killer” King, 62 of Orrick, MO, passed away Friday, January 1, 2021 at his home in Orrick with all of his beloved family around him. He was born on November 6, 1958 in Richmond, MO, to Arch King and Margaret Ann (Claypole) King. Larry was diagnosed with ALS in December 2018.
Larry was raised and schooled in Orrick and graduated from Orrick High School.
He had worked for J.E. Dunn Construction Company as a concrete mason for 36 years before he was forced to retire.
He loved visiting with friends, hunting, fishing, gardening, watching the KC Chiefs and MU on TV and getting to see the grandkids when possible. Larry had a son and daughter from his first marriage. He married Inga Greer Stevinson on August 12, 2006. Together, they made their home in Orrick.
He was preceded in death by his father, Arch King and an older brother, Jimmy King.
Survivors include his wife of 14 years, Inga King of the home; son, Brandon King and fiance’ Ashley Parson of Richmond, MO; daughter, Roni Smith and fiance’ Mark Johnson of Orrick; two step-daughters, Jamie Henrich (Eric), and Jenny Stevinson (Jed Blyth), all of Orrick; his mother, Margaret Ann King; three brothers, Mike King (Sheryl), Terry King and Kent King, all of Orrick; his grandchildren, Kaylee, Kaydon, Kayson, Jemma, Trista, Dalton, Kayleece, Aria, Harley Wesley, Brantley and Paisleigh; and great grandchildren, Maddy and Nichole.
Visitation will be from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at Gowing Funeral Home in Orrick with Masonic services at 10:30 a.m. Funeral services will follow at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow at South Point Cemetery near Orrick.
The family request all who attend the visitation and services to follow the Covid-19 protocols by properly wearing masks and distancing from others.
Memorial contributions are suggested to either the ALS Association, the ALS Hospice or to Orrick Fire Department.