Obituary of Larry D. Allison

Larry Dale Allison, was born August 19, 1950, to Frank E. Allison and Alma A. (Lord) Allison in Fort Scott, Kansas.

Larry passed away in his sleep on January 26, 2021, following prolonged health issues.

Larry attended Eugene Ware Elementary School, Fort Scott Junior High and Fort Scott High School. He earned an Associate’s Degree from Pittsburg State College in Diesel Mechanics. He worked at Midwest Express and B&D in Fort Scott, then later with Prime Trucking in Springfield, Missouri. He raised cattle and farmed and was an avid hunter and fisherman. Larry also loved to play softball and did carpentry and other handyman jobs. He was a member of the Elks Lodge in Fort Scott.


Larry is survived by his sister, Janet E. Beal (Marshall, Texas) and brothers Lester E. Allison (Wichita, Kansas) Michael K. Allison (Springfield, Missouri), nieces, nephews, aunts, and uncles. Larry was preceded in death by his mother Alma, Father Frank, and his brother Joseph.


Graveside services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Thursday, February 4, 2021, at the Memory Gardens Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Ft. Scott, KS 66701.  Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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