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Larry Donaldson

Larry Donaldson

Larry Eugene Donaldson, 66, of Parkville, passed away on Saturday, August 21, 2021 at NorthCare Hospice House.

Larry was born May 10, 1955 in Kansas City, Kan. to Harry Lee and Norma Lee Donaldson.

He grew up on the family farm in Liberty and graduated in 1973 from Liberty High School, Liberty. From Larry’s first marriage he has a son, Matthew Donaldson. From his second marriage he had two children, Aaron Donaldson and Nicole Donaldson, and step-daughter, Shana Swisher.

He was formally employed at several places over the years.  Smithville Lake in the maintenance department; Platte City School District; KCI Airport- Shuttle and was a General Manager at an apartment complex.  He loved hunting, fishing, and shooting guns at the gun range with his friends.

Larry is survived by his son, Matthew Donaldson of Platte City; Aaron (Randi) Donaldson of Shelbyville, Nicole Donaldson of Shelbyville, and Shana (Mose) Swisher-Gingerich of Holts Summit.  He has two grandchildren: Matt’s daughter and Oren Vanskike. Larry is also survived by his siblings Terry (Linda Ann) Donaldson of Edgerton, Kan., Jerry (Linda Lou) Donaldson of Parkville and James Donaldson of Olathe, Kan.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A graveside service will be 1 p.m., Friday, October 1, 2021 at Shelbyville Masonic Cemetery “Shelbyville Lake.”  Memorial contributions are suggested to the family to help defray cemetery expenses.  Memories of Larry and condolences to the family may be shared at