Larry Eugene Horine

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Larry Eugene Horine

January 17, 1946 - July 25, 2018

Larry Eugene Horine Larry Eugene Horine, age 72, Carl Junction, Mo., passed away on Wednesday, July 25, 2018, in Webb City, Mo.
Larry was born Jan. 17, 1946, in Parsons, Kan., son of the late John Washington Horine and Ruth Lorraine Libby Horine.
He graduated from Joplin High School in 1964, and married Carolyn Sue Trimble on Nov. 21, 1964, in Joplin.
He began his career with the Webb City Fire Department in January of 1969, and worked for them for 25 years, becoming fire chief in 1986. He retired in 1994 as fire chief, and then began a career as a truck driver for Schneider National Trucking Company. He worked for several years in the trucking industry, and retired from Buesing Transport. During that time he was also an instructor with Hook-Up Academy, in Joplin.
Larry loved to travel, and was a huge NASCAR fan. He traveled with his family to several different tracks to visit the venue and watch races. He was also a member of Connor Avenue Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, Larry was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Horine; sisters, Sharon Goettel, Cindy Horine and Patty Friday; granddaughter, Hillarie Horine; and grandson, Emmet Horine.
Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Carolyn; three sons, Jeffrey Scott Horine and wife, Stephanie, of Webb City, twin sons, John Matthew Horine and wife, Chandice, of Beeville, Texas, and James Michael Horine, of Carl Junction; brother, David Horine, of Joplin, sister, Betty Daniel, of Aurora, Mo.; twin stepbrothers, Lloyd Smith, of Joplin, Floyd Smith, of Florida; 12 grandchildren, Dustin Coppenbarger, Hillary Coppenbarger, Shane Horine, Nicholas Horine, Destiny Horine, Kenneth Horine, Alexis Horine, Zane Horine, Olivia Horine, David Horine, Annyka Horine, James "L. J." Horine; great-grandchildren, Paizlie and Bailey; brother-in-law, David Steele, of Florida; several nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life was held on Sunday, July 29, at Parker Mortuary.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Webb City Fire Department Toys for Tots Program, in care of Parker Mortuary.
Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Parker Mortuary.
Published on August 5, 2018
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Christina Farino
Aug 15, 2018
Granddaughter of Floyd Smith, Daughter of Greg Smith, Christina Farino:
My sincerest and deepest condolences to our family.
Barry & Christine Shaw
Aug 05, 2018
So sorry for your loss. Prayers to you and the family.