Larry Sargent, 73, of Meadville, Mo., died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at his home.

Larry Richard was born July 1, 1939, in Meadville, Mo., the son of Arthur and Frances (Cloud) Sargent. On Oct. 14, 1961, he married Beverly Ann Molloy, who preceded him in death Nov. 1, 2001.

Larry was a graduate of Meadville R-IV High School. He was a self-employed carpenter.

He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Meadville.

He is survived by his children, Paula Fairchild and husband Tony, and Mike Sargent and wife Kathy, all of Meadville, Mo.; five grandchildren, Katie O'Dell and husband Doug, Blue Springs, Mo., Kaci Sargent, Kellie Sargent, Kennedi Fairchild and Karlin Fairchild, all of Meadville, Mo.; two sisters, Marjorie Brobst and Ethel Thompson and husband Donald, all of Chillicothe, Mo.; three sisters-in-law, Barbara DeVaul and husband Richard, Meadville, Mo., and Willadean Stirling and Lois White, both of Brookfield, Mo.; a brother-in-law, Mack Molloy and wife Lisa, Carrollton, Mo.; and his mother-in-law, Betty Molloy, Meadville, Mo.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; four brothers, Harry Sargent, Raymond Sargent, Charles Sargent, and Harold White; and two sisters, Dorothy Thieme and Ruth Sargent.

A funeral service will be held Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at 10:30 a.m., at the First Baptist Church in Meadville, with Rev. Keith Sisney officiating. Burial will be in Meadville Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at the church, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Memorials to Meadville Cemetery or Meadville Community Center may be left at the church or mailed to Wright-Baker-Hill Funeral Home, P.O. Box 496, Brookfield, MO 64628.

Arrangements are under the direction of Wright-Baker-Hill Funeral Home, Brookfield, Mo.