Larry Lee Ore, 79, of Pleasant Hill, Missouri, was born, October 2, 1940, in Waverly, Kansas, the son of Watson Morefield and Lela Merle (Shobe) Ore. He departed this life, Monday, February 24, 2020, at his home surrounded with love and family.
Larry was a 1959 graduate of Washington High School in Bethel, Kansas. He was a United States Navy and Air Force Reserve Veteran.
On February 18, 1967, he was united in marriage to Barbara Ernestine Rebmann in Kansas City, Kansas.
Larry was an Electrical Technician for Western Electric in Lee’s Summit until 1987. He and Barbara moved to California and bought a Unical full-service filling station and operated it for three years before returning to Missouri. He then went to work for Clay and Bailey Manufacturing in Kansas City until his retirement in 2003. He was a member of the Pleasant Hill Church of Christ and the Kansas City Fiero Owners Group. He enjoyed tinkering and working on anything mechanical or electrical; he could fix anything. In recent years he would purchase antique clocks, fix them, and gave them as gifts to his family and friends.
Larry was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Linda Hill.
He is survived by his wife Barbara of Pleasant Hill; his son and daughter-in-law, Lawrence and Rebecca Ore of Pleasant Hill; his daughter and son-in-law, Leann and William Brown of Flower Mound, Texas; four grandchildren, Joseph Ore and Maria Ore, both of Pleasant Hill, and Mandy Brown and Seth Brown, both of Flower Mound; one sister, Marcia Ore of Lenexa, Kansas; other relatives and friends.
Cremation has been accorded.
A Celebration of Life visitation was held Saturday, February 29, 2020, at the Pleasant Hill Church of Christ, 907 Cedar St., Pleasant Hill, Missouri 64080.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Fairhaven Children’s Home and may be sent in care of the funeral home.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.stanleydickeyfuneralhome.com
Arrangements: Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home, 203 N. Armstrong St., Pleasant Hill, Missouri 64080 (816) 540-5550