Larry Ray Wead was born March 22, 1957 in Neosho, the son of Raymond O. and Veda L. Wead. He entered into rest on Dec. 11, 2017 at his home, following a sudden illness at the age of 60.

Larry Ray Wead was born March 22, 1957 in Neosho, the son of Raymond O. and Veda L. Wead. He entered into rest on Dec. 11, 2017 at his home, following a sudden illness at the age of 60.  
Larry was a lifelong area resident and had worked as a welder and as a mechanic at the Edgewood and Flower Box Bowling Alley in Neosho.  He enjoyed fishing, bowling, loved the Cardinals baseball team and spending time with his grandchildren and family.  
He is survived by three children, Johnathon Wead and wife, Paula, Goodman; Stephanie Lantz and husband, Sean, Neosho and Jennifer Murray and husband, Brian, Neosho; his mother, Veda Wead, Neosho; one brother, Rick Wead and wife, Jennie,  Joplin; two sisters, Karen Stark, Neosho and Sherry Palmer and husband, Alan, Carl Junction; eight grandchildren and one great grandchild.  
He was  preceded in death by his father, Raymond.  
Visitation services will be held from 5-7 p.m. today at the Clark Funeral Home, Neosho.    
Contributions in memory of Larry may be made to the Shriner’s Children’s Hospital, c/o Clark Funeral Home, P.O. Box 66, Neosho, MO  64850.
Online condolences may be posted at www.clarkfuneralhomes.com
Services are under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho.