William Eugene Larecy
William Eugene Larecy, 89, of Cassville, passed away Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield.
He was born Feb. 20, 1928, in Exeter, the son of Charles and Edith (Wright) Larecy. On Nov. 13, 1948, he was united in marriage to Loretta Brooks, who survives. Also surviving are one son, Jeff Larecy of Cassville; two daughters, Vickie Brutke and her husband Bob of South Beach, Ore., and Cindy Larecy of Cassville; one brother, Charles Larecy and his wife Joan of Roseburg, Ore.; one sister, Charlene Cockrell of Roseburg, Ore.; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Preceding him in death were his parents and one brother.
He grew up and received his education at Exeter, where he graduated from high school. He served in the U.S. Navy. After their marriage he and Loretta lived in Oregon for 30 years. He was a self-employed realtor and also owned an appliance business. After his retirement he moved to Phoenix, Ariz. and later returned to Barry County to make his home. He was a member of the American Legion.
Graveside services were held Saturday at Maplewood Cemetery in Exeter, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.
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