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Larry A. Green

September 27, 1961 July 26, 2019
Larry A. Green
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Obituary for Larry A. Green

Larry A. Green, 57, of rural Erie, passed away early Friday morning, July 26, 2019 at his home.

Larry was born on September 27, 1961. His parents were Clifford and Dolores Green. He grew up in Walnut and attended Walnut and Girard schools.

He entered the United States Army where he served in Korea in the 3rd Platoon as a heavy equipment operator earning the rank of Specialist 4. He was honorably discharged in 1984.

Larry worked at the Parsons State Hospital and Training Center in Parsons and SKILLS in St. Paul. For several years until his death he was working with Tri Valley Developmental Services in Chanute as a Day Service Specialist. He loved the people he worked with.

Larry enjoyed music, playing the guitar, collecting swords, and his work at Tri Valley. He was a black belt in the martial art of Taekwondo. He attended the Stark Friends Church in his earlier years. Larry was a gentle, quiet, kind, private person who will be missed by all who knew him.

He and Anita Mae Rush, the love of his life, were married on July 14, 1991 at the Stark Friends Church. She passed away on September 21, 2014.

Larry is survived by his brothers-in-law, Glen Rush, and his wife, Ellen of Erie, Steve Rush, and his wife, Carla of Erie, and Ed Rush of the Springfield/Branson, MO area; his sisters-in-law, Donna Morrison, and her husband, Gary of Erie and Mary Grady, and her husband, Archie of Erie; many nieces and nephews; and his faithful dog, Boomer. In addition to his wife he was preceded in death by his parents and a sister-in-law, Peggy McGuire.

Private services will be held at a later date in the Shaw Cemetery with military honors conducted by the George L. Hendricks Post. 102 American Legion of Erie. Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society or to Tri Valley Developmental Services and these may be sent to the Pierce-Carson-Wall Funeral Home P.O. Box 182 Erie, KS 66733. Online condolences may be left at

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Event Information

Services are private.

Cemetery Details


Shaw Cemetery Final Resting Place

Shaw, KS

Shaw KS
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Cancer Society

Tri Valley Developmental Services


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