Larry Wingate

Larry Wingate, 67, Grain Valley, MO passed away at the Kansas City V.A. on November 20, 2008. Larry was born April 19, 1941 in Independence, MO, to Henry and Goldie (Farris) Wingate. The youngest of 9 children, he spent most of his life in the Kansas City area. Larry served his country in the US Navy, aboard The USS Joy, from 1959-1963. Larry was preceded in death by his parents, Brothers; Gene, Jerry, Bobby Wingate and a sister, Opal. Larry is survived by children Shannon Simpson, Shelli Miller, and Jared Wingate, grandchildren; Joshua Cunningham, Gillian Miller, Liam and Dalilah Wingate, Mariah, Blue, and Adrian Marlin. Also surviving Larry are siblings; Jack Wingate, Joyce Peoples, Marilyn Honeyball, and Carol Boothman. A memorial Service to be held at a later date.


  1. Lilli McAllister on June 30, 2011 at 2:14 am

    Larry had a great sense of humor, never turned his back on his children and step children. He showed no favoritism .

    He was a very friendly guy and we miss him. He stood by his friends and was always there to help when need.

  2. mitzi rodriguez on July 1, 2011 at 5:50 am

    larry -always a loving daddy.. and straight up friend. i will always have you in my <3 mitzi

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