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Lawrence Edward Ballenger, Jr.

Lawrence Edward Ballenger, Jr.

March 12, 1930 — January 25, 2022

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Lawrence Edward Ballenger, Jr., 91, of Kearney, MO, passed away January 25, 2022, at Liberty Health and Wellness in Liberty.

Larry was born March 12, 1930, in Kansas City, MO, the eldest of two children of Lawrence Edward Sr. and Oral Virginia (Heckenliable) Ballenger. Along with his parents, Larry was preceded in death by his sister, Barbara Mouchague.

Larry graduated from Paseo High School and served 13 years in the National Guard. He was united in marriage to Charlene Carol Boyer on May 5, 1953.

In his early career, Larry worked seven years as an Officer for the Kansas City Police Department and later operated a Texaco Service Station with his father. For 30 years, Larry worked for the US Postal Service, retiring as an Operations Manager at the KCI Post Office. Larry was a member of the Church of Christ in Independence.

Survivors include his wife of 68 years, Charlene; children, Randol Ballenger (Pattie), Douglas Ballenger and Janet Squire; grandsons, Mitchell Ballenger and Trenton Ballenger.

Visitation will begin at 10:00 am, followed by funeral services at 11:00 am, on Friday, February 4, at Park Lawn Northland Chapel, I-35 at State Route 291, Liberty, MO. Burial will follow at Glenridge Cemetery, Liberty, MO.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Independence Church of Christ, 601 South Liberty Street, Independence, MO 64050.

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Visitation will begin at 10:00 am, followed by funeral services at 11:00 am, on Friday, February 4, at Park Lawn Northland Chapel, I-35 at State Route 291, Liberty, MO. Burial will follow at Glenridge Cemetery, Liberty, MO.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Independence Church of Christ, 601 South Liberty Street, Independence, MO 64050.

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OUR MOST SINCERE CONDOLENCES. MAY THE PEACE OF CHRIST WHICH PASSES ALL UNDERSTANDING BE WITH YOU AT THIS MOST DIFFICULT TIME..

GAYLE & RENA STORM-MASON

Janet, I am very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.

Mary Suffling Keener

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