Larry Allen Lusk, LCDR USN Ret., 71, of Cape Girardeau, died Sunday, April 16, 2017 at the family farm in Fayette.

He was born March 26, 1946 in Pineville, to Robert Allen and Edith Alleen Dwight Lusk.

He and Carolyn Jeanette Maevers were married July 27, 1968.

Larry retired from the United States Navy and lived on the family farm in Fayette where he was a member of the Lions Club, Farm Bureau, and Fayette City Council.

Survivors include his wife; three daughters, Sara (John) Moll, Heather (Dustin) Crass, Amber (Isaac) Venable; one sister, Linda Held of Columbia; one brother, Lonnie (Debbie) Lusk; eight grandchildren.

Friends may gather from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday, April 21st at Centenary United Methodist Church in Cape Girardeau. Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 22 at the church with the Rev. David Conley officiating. Burial will be at Cape County Memorial Park in Cape Girardeau, with full military rites by Missouri Honors Team.

Memorial contributions may be given to Centenary United Methodist Church, 300 N. Ellis St., Cape Girardeau, MO 63701.

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Ford & Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.