Larry Max Booth


Mr. Larry Max Booth, 72, a resident of Spickard, MO. died Monday, May 25, 2020 at 4:55 A.M. at North Care Hospice, North Kansas City, MO.

His body was cremated under the direction of Resthaven Mortuary, Trenton. A memorial service will be held later.

Memorials to: V.F.W. Post No. 6278 Lawson, MO or Immanuel Lutheran Church, Trenton and may be left or mailed to the mortuary.

Mr. Booth was born October 24, 1947 in Trenton the son of Athel Max and Letha Pearl Sloan Booth. He graduated from Trenton High School in 1966. He then enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1967 where he served during the Vietnam Era and was stationed in Korea. He served three tours of duty in Germany. Also was stationed at White Sands Missile Range, NM working in the Research and Development. As well as being stationed at Fort Bliss in El Paso, TX in the Air Defense Center. He retired from the Army in 1988 after 22 years of service. He returned to Spickard where he has lived for 33 years. After returning to the area he started the Trenton Auto Center and operated it from 1989-2004. Larry and Marilynn were avid motorcycle riders for most of their married life.

He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Trenton.

On June 1, 1969 he was married to Marilynn Dee Zell at Bancroft, S.D. in St John’s Lutheran Church.

His survivors include his wife Marilynn of the home. Four daughters Larice (Martin) Walker and their children Kyle and Spencer, Centralia WA; Jean (Wayne) Booth Kleinschmidt and their children Eric and Max, Trenton; Mary (Bill) Frisbie and their children Sarah, Brayden and Cutter, Grand River, IA; Sara (Larry) Booth-Shaffer and their children Olivia and Henry, Hill City, S.D.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister Wilma Jean Ungles and one brother Bob Lang.

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