Larry Noel Whitson, Jr.

A celebration of life will be held in the future for Larry Noel Whitson, Jr., 49, Lawrence, Kansas. Larry passed away Wednesday, December 9, 2020 in Lawrence, Kansas.

Larry was born on March 28, 1971 in Lawrence, Kansas, the son of Larry Sr. and Darla (Montgomery) Whitson.

Larry received his Associates Degree from Johnson County Community College in Business Administration and Management.

Larry was an Operation Manager and worked in the Automotive industry for almost 30 years.

Survivors include his mother, Darla Whitson of Lawrence, Kansas, daughters, Alexis Nicole Guinn of Washington, North Carolina, Baylee Cristine Whitson of Lawrence, Kansas, sister, Amy Ann (Robert) Weinaug of Olathe, Kansas, and two grandchildren, Preston Peele and Damian Peele of Washington, North Carolina.

Larry was preceded in death by his father, Larry Noel Whitson Sr.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to the Blue Santa Project and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th Street, Lawrence, KS 66044.

15 Condolences

  1. Tammi Weems on December 12, 2020 at 10:47 am

    So sad for such a loss. Larry lit up a room with his positive, fun personality. He will be missed by so many.

  2. Mike & Diana Leming on December 13, 2020 at 11:07 am

    Sorry for your loss! We knew Larry as a young man. Larry was a fun young man and passed way to young!Your in our thoughts and prayers!

  3. Diane Bulleigh on December 14, 2020 at 6:43 am

    Larry was such a caring person, there was no one he would not help. He will be missed more than can say. Prayers for his family.

  4. Judy Gragg on December 14, 2020 at 7:15 am

    Dear sweet sister-in-law, I know your heart is so Heavy with the loss of Larry Wish I could ease that pain for you and the family. Prayers are with you.

  5. Cathy Nagel on December 14, 2020 at 9:44 am

    I was so sad to hear he had passed. My heart goes out to you left behind. Such a young man lost too soon. I’m so sorry for your loss.

  6. Scott and Stacey Patton on December 14, 2020 at 9:57 am

    We are so sorry for your loss.

  7. Jessica (Ellis) O’Malley on December 14, 2020 at 9:01 pm

    Darla and family:
    I was so sorry to hear of Larry’s passing. You all are in my thoughts. Let your memories carry you through your sorrow during this time. Hugs.

  8. Kylee Leatherman (Kerr) on December 15, 2020 at 6:40 am

    I am truly sorry to hear about your loss. Larry was a great man and he will be truly missed and will always be remembered. Prayers and love to you all.

  9. Paul Bristol on December 15, 2020 at 6:57 am

    So sorry about your family’s loss.

  10. Linda York on December 15, 2020 at 8:09 am

    Dear Family, My heartaches for your loss.
    Prayers, for comfort.

  11. Connie Hornecker Healy on December 15, 2020 at 11:45 am

    So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to all that knew and loved Larry.

  12. Megan and Sandy on December 15, 2020 at 1:50 pm

    Amy, Darla and Family ~ We are so very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  13. Darlene Wilhelm on December 15, 2020 at 7:29 pm

    Darla so sorry for the loss of your son. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. Sincerely, Darlene Merryman Wilhelm

  14. Carol Wilcox on December 17, 2020 at 7:48 am

    Darla and Family,
    I am so very sorry to hear about Larry’s passing. He was such a great guy, and the smile he had was such a joy to see. He will be missed. He,I know helped so many people, and when asked could always be depended on to show up.You and yours are in my thoughts and prayers.
    Truly, Carol Wilcox

  15. Ila Russell on August 12, 2021 at 10:53 am

    What a shock for you Darla. Let Vern and I know if there is anything we can help you with.

    Will keep you in my thoughts.

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