Larry G. Vulgamore, age 68, passed away on Wednesday, October 5, 2016, at his farm in Scott County, Kansas. He was born on July 4, 1948, in Garden City, Kansas, the son of Earl Nelson and Clara Belle Nonnamaker Vulgamore. A lifetime resident of Scott County, Kansas, he was a farmer and stockman.
Larry graduated from Shallow Water High School in 1966 and from Kansas State University in 1970 with a B.S. in Agronomy. He was a member of Alpha Kappa Lambda fraternity and the Army ROTC.
He was a member and deacon of the Prairie View Church of the Brethren of Friend, Kansas.
Larry was a US Army Veteran serving from 1970-1976, past member of the Scott COOP Board and USD 466 Board of Education, and numerous other ag-related organizations.
On August 24, 1969, he married Judith Ann Crist in Friend, Kansas. She survives.
Larry and Judi returned to Scott County in 1971 to follow Larry’s dream of farming, ranching, and raising a family. Larry was successful in all 3 endeavors and passed on his passion for agriculture to his children, who also returned to Scott County after completing their degrees at KSU. Larry’s sons continue his farming legacy.
Larry and Judi enjoyed traveling together and exploring destinations in the United States and around the world. In 2016 they visited Peru and Italy. Larry was especially happy to introduce his grandchildren to the wonders of Walt Disney World. Larry was an avid supporter of the Scott City Beavers and loved attending the activities of his grandchildren.
Survivors include his Wife—Judi Vulgamore of Scott City, Kansas, Two Sons—Brian & Paula Vulgamore of Scott City, Kansas, Myles & Elizabeth Vulgamore of Scott City, Kansas, One Daughter—Heidi & Corbin Stevens of Scott City, Kansas, Two Sisters—Diana Gonzales of Lovington, New Mexico, Linda & Rick Illgner of San Antonio, Texas, Father-In-Law—Raymond Crist of Holcomb, Kansas, Nine Grandchildren—Makaela, Sawyer, Brinlie, and Ella Stevens, Parker, Paige, and Camden Vulgamore, Breven and Gavin Vulgamore and Numerous Nieces & Nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers—Robert “Bob” Vulgamore & Charles Jack Vulgamore, one sister—Connie Vulgamore, mother-in-law—Cledith Barlow Crist, and one brother-in-law—Joe Gonzales.
Funeral Services will be held at 4:00 p.m. Sunday, October 9, 2016, at Prairie View Church of the Brethren in Friend, Kansas, with Pastor Jon Tuttle presiding.
Memorials In Lieu of Flowers may be given to the Prairie View Church of the Brethren or Scott Community Foundation %Price & Sons Funeral Home in Scott City, Kansas.
Interment will be in the Prairie View Church Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. Saturday at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Scott City, Kansas.