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Larry Gene Shockey

Larry Gene Shockey, 59, Willow Springs, Missouri, passed away at 12:38 a.m., Wednesday, August 18, 2021, at his home.

He was born May 29, 1962, at West Plains, Missouri, to Marvin Clayton Shockey and Wilma Abney Shockey.  On March 7, 2002, he was married at Salem, Arkansas, to Karen Collins.  Larry was a professional hunting guide.  He was a big man with a big heart.  Larry had a strong passion and love for the outdoors, getting young people into the outdoors and was in the National Hunters Hall of Fame.

He is survived by his wife, Karen Shockey, of the family home; three children, Jessica Lynn Shockey, Willow Springs, Missouri, Tyler Collins, Ozark, Missouri and Zachary Shockey and wife, Erin, Rogersville, Missouri; four grandchildren; his mother, Wilma Shockey, Willow Springs, Missouri; one brother, Michael Shockey and wife, Jeanette, West Plains; and several nieces and nephews.

His father, grandparents, Reverend Bill and Virginia Abney and several aunts and uncles, preceded him in death.

Arrangements under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, 211 West Main, West Plains, MO  65775.