Jackie Lee Larkin, 73, of Monett, passed away at his home on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012. He was born Nov. 23, 1938, the son of the late Roscoe and Wilma (Inman) Larkin. He was united in marriage on Nov. 12, 1998 to Karen Gottschalk in Mt. Vernon, Mo., and she survives.
He was a retired truck driver, member of the Macedonia Baptist Church, Monett VFW Post #4207, and the American Legion of Monett Post #91.
Jackie is survived by his wife, Karen, of the home; one son, Greg Larkin, Bolivar, Mo.; two daughters, Terry Kelly, Duenweg, Mo., and Jennifer Hayword, Cole Camp, Mo.; one stepson, Tim Patterson, Hutchison, Kan.; two stepdaughters, Tammy Keele, Hutchison, Kan., and Kim Golubski, Monett, Mo.; two sisters, Sue Smith, Purdy, and Frances Farley, Reeds, Mo.; several grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by both his parents, Roscoe and Wilma.
No service arrangements have been made at this time.
Memorial donations for Jackie may be made to the Monett Hospice Compassus.
Online condolences may be made at www.bennettwormington.com.
Arrangements are under the care of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett, Mo.