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Obituary for Larry Dean Lancaster

Larry Dean Lancaster, 79, Gardner, Kansas passed away Thursday, October 6, 2022 at his home. Private Graveside Service will be October 21, 2022 at Gardner Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to Phoenix Hospice.  Condolences may be left at

Larry was born in Alva, Oklahoma on June 20, 1943 to Donald and Dorothy (Percival) Lancaster.  He grew up in Alva, but lived many places because of his father’s occupation. Larry graduated from Wentworth Military Academy in 1961.  Larry earned a Bachelor of Science in Management from Baker University in 1996.  He married Kerry Sue Hill in Overland Park, Kansas on July 6, 1996.  Larry was a database administrator for HNTB Company, Kansas City, Missouri for 37 years and Honeywell for 11 years, retiring in 2010. He was an avid golfer playing at Gardner Golf Course. Larry also enjoyed golf vacations.

Larry was preceded in death by his parents.  He is survived by his wife Kerry of the home; sons Kevin Lancaster, Blue Springs, Missouri and Charles Lancaster, Stilwell, Kansas; stepchildren: Mindy Kitterman, Olathe, Kansas, Shea LaRoux, Olathe, Kansas, James Grooms, Gardner, Kansas and Joseph Grooms, Gardner, Kansas; brother Ricky Lancaster, Leesburg, Alabama; sister Sandra King, Ottawa, Kansas; 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Arrangements: Bruce Funeral Home, 106 S. Center, Gardner, Kansas (913) 856-7111.