Gordon B. Litzsinger

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Gordon B. Litzsinger, 89, of Shell Knob, passed away Sunday, July 11, 2021, at his home.

He was born Oct. 17, 1931, in Kirkwood, the son of Gordon and Sarah Jane (Barrett) Litzsinger. On Oct. 2, 1954, in Manchester, he was united in marriage to Pearl Andrews. Preceding him in death were his parents.

Survivors include: his wife of 67 years, Pearl Litzsinger; three sons, John Litzsinger and Randi of Republic, Jimmy Litz-singer and Bernie of Shell Knob, and Joseph Litzsinger and Robert of Palmetto, Fla.; three daughters, Jane Willis of Shell Knob, Jennifer Moore and Ron of Shell Knob, and Judy Hedden and Stuart of Nemo; two brothers, Bob Litzsinger and Peggy of St. Louis, and Rich Litzsinger of Kimberling City; one sister, Sally Williams and Kenny of Fenton; eight grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.

He was a graduate of Valley Park High School in St. Louis County. After high school, he joined the U.S. Marine Corp. In 1979, he moved to Shell Knob. He was a member of Central Community United Methodist Church, Central Crossing Masonic Lodge #674, and was very active in the Shell Knob Shrine Club.

Funeral services with Masonic services and VFW ceremony were held Thursday, July 15, at Central Community United Methodist Church under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Shell Knob. Burial with military honors was held Thursday at Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Springfield.

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