Gerald Avon LaForce

Gerald Avon LaForce, 78, of Hallsville passed away May 26, 2016. Gerald was born on May 20, 1938 in Moberly, MO to the late Avon and Delphine (Greene) LaForce. A celebration of life will be held June 12, 2016 at Redtop Christian Church in Hallsville beginning with a gathering of friends and family from 3-4 p.m. followed by a memorial service at 4 p.m. A private family burial will be held. Gerald was an entrepreneur who loved all of his jobs. He is survived by his children; David (Emily), Gary (Amy), Carla (Vint), and Tammy (Joe); his grandchildren; Katelyn McLane, Braden McLane, Ryan McLane, Kyle Wright, Aaron Wright, Erica Flannery and Sydney Mitchell; as well as many great and great-great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his loving wife, Laurie LaForce and his sister, Kay Alexander. Memorials may be left to Redtop Christian Church or Hallsville Community Development Association.


  1. Ethel Ingersol on June 3, 2016 at 9:27 pm

    I love and miss you papa, thank you for calling me daughter and a half!! You made me feel special, just as you had a major impact on many lives… I miss you already, God speed and bless your entire family… I love you lots.

  2. Carla Wright on June 6, 2016 at 7:07 am

    Thank you for being a big part of my life and teaching me so much. and you are truly miss and your with mom now and love you both.

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