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Larry Dray, 77 of Plattsburg, Mo., passed away Wednesday morning, May 8, 2024, at Centerpoint Medical Center in Independence, Mo.

Larry was born on May 28, 1946, the son of Robert and Martha (Fouts) Dray in Smithville, Mo. He grew up in the Lathrop and Plattsburg areas. Larry attended school and was a graduate of Plattsburg High School. He worked for his brother, Bobby Dray, at his construction company. Larry truly enjoyed going hunting, fishing, and spending time outside in his free time. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends. 

Larry was preceded in death by his parents and son, John Dray; siblings, Eddie Dray and Shirley Buck. He is survived by his son, Lawrence Dray (Melinda) of Smithville, Mo.; grandchildren, Sierra Reed (Logan), Shelby Croney (Luke), and Micheal Dray; great-grandchild, Milly May Croney; and brothers, Floyd Dray (Cindy) of Lathrop, Mo., Bobby Dray (Donna) of Lathrop, Mo., and Lloyd Dray (Sherrie) of Holt, Mo. Several nieces, nephews, and other extended family members also survive.


The family will hold a Celebration of Life for Larry at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to the care and direction of Stith Funeral Home in Lathrop, (816) 740-4658. Online guestbook at