July 3, 1938 - October 11, 2021
Larry H. Hockett, 83, of Chanute passed away on Monday, October 11, 2021. Larry was born on July 3, 1938 in LaHarpe, KS, the son of Howard Homer and Marjorie Isabel (Britt) Hockett. Larry was born in LaHarpe, Kansas. He grew up in Chanute and attended school until 10th grade when joining the Kansas National Guard and the United States Army. Upon his honorable discharge from the Army, Larry returned home to become an auto mechanic and dump truck driver, eventually owning his own business in Bufalo. Larry’s passion was riding his motorcycle, he rode his Harley up until he turned eighty. Larry also enjoyed buying forgotten about vehicles and fully restoring them. Larry was a longtime member of the American Legion and had also been a member of the local VFW in Chanute. On January 10, 1970, Larry married Evelyn Shook, they were married for 51 years until his passing. Larry is survived by: His Wife: Evelyn Hockett of Chanute, KS Four Daughters: Serena Vail of Augusta, KS Terri Barg and her husband Gary of Severy, KS Patricia Leitner of Topeka, KS Tammy Hambric and her husband Rob of Erie, KS One Sister: Sue Cowen of Chanute, KS One Brother: Greg Hockett of Chanute, KS Ten plus grandchildren and great grandchildren Larry was preceded in death by his parents, brother Jeffery Britt Hockett, son Gary Howard Hockett, step-son John Thomas Bright, granddaughter Amanda Nicole Warner, and grandson James Michael Leitner. A graveside memorial service will be held on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at 11:00 am at Buffalo Cemetery in Buffalo, KS. Memorials have been suggested to the Chanute American Legion and Legion Riders and Diversicare of Chanute and may be left with or mailed to the funeral home. Online condolences may be left at: www.countrysidefh.com. Services entrusted to Countryside Funeral Home 101 N. Highland, Chanute, KS 66720.
Larry H. Hockett, 83, of Chanute passed away on Monday, October 11, 2021. Larry was born on July 3, 1938 in LaHarpe, KS, the son of Howard Homer and Marjorie Isabel (Britt) Hockett. Larry was born in LaHarpe, Kansas. He grew up in Chanute and... View Obituary & Service Information
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