Lawrence "Larry" Joseph Heman, 76, of La Russell, Mo., passed away on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, in the comfort of his home surrounded by his loving family.
Larry entered this life on March 24, 1942, in Carthage, Mo., to the union of the late Arthur and Loretta (Wagner) Heman. He was a graduate of Sarcoxie High School and also attended S.M.S.
He was united in marriage to Mary Kathryn Osborn Heman, the loving mother of his children. She preceded him in death on Dec. 22, 1993.
On Dec. 31, 1994 he was united in marriage to Linda Whitehead Heman. Together they shared 24 years.
He retired from insurance sales and an independent agent. Larry was a member of St. Agnes Catholic Church, in Sarcoxie, Mo., and St. Ann's Catholic Church, in Carthage. He was a past City Alderman and Lions Club member. He enjoyed golfing, watching St. Louis Cardinal Baseball, and spending time with family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Mary Kathryn Osborn Heman; brother, Kenneth Heman; and sister, Delores Heman.
Survivors include his wife, Linda Heman; children, Lisa Crowder and husband, Larry, of Jefferson City, Lance Heman and wife, Debbie, of Kansas City, Chris Heman, of Arvada, Colo., Laura Schuetz and husband, Todd, of Smithville, Mo., Joel Heman and wife, Courtney, of Springfield, Chelsea Corp, of Springfield, and Chip Taylor and wife, Charlene, of Carthage; 19 grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; sister, Emma Schmaderer and husband, Richard; several nieces and nephews; as well as a host of other family and friends.
Funeral mass for Mr. Heman is 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, at St. Agnes Catholic Church, in Sarcoxie, with Father J. Friedel officiating. Burial will follow at Resurrection Cemetery, in Springfield, Mo. Visitation will be Wednesday evening from 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home. Those honoring his life by serving as pallbearers are Christopher Crowder, Timothy Crowder, Harrison Heman, Jack Corp, Mike Heman and Bruce Heman. Honorary pallbearers are Bradley Crowder, Jared Heman, Gabriel Heman, Noah Heman, Owen Corp and Trevor Heman.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to "Inch At A Time", in care of the funeral home.
Online condolences may be sent through our website
Arrangements are under the personal care and direction of Housh-Goodwin Funeral Home, Sarcoxie.
Published on August 7, 2018


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