Larry K. Maggert

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Larry K. Maggert, 58, of rural Pleasant Hill, died Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, at University of Kansas Hospital.

Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Concordia, with the Rev. James Dahlke officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to VHL Alliance and an online guestbook is available at

Born March 25, 1958, in Lexington, he was the son of the late Eugene W. Maggert and Alice Freund Maggert. Larry was raised in the Concordia area where he was a 1976 graduate of Concordia High School and member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church. On Dec. 27, 2008, he married Rebecca Pilcher Carpenter who survives of the home. Larry was a truck driver for many years, which he loved doing, as well as always taking the scenic route to wherever he was going. He was currently employed by Lake City Arsenal.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by four stepchildren, Chad Carpenter and companion Crystal, Chris Carpenter and wife Melissa, Jennifer Utterback and husband Luke, and Megan Carpenter, all of the Pleasant Hill area; seven grandchildren, Jordan Carpenter, Arissa Carpenter, Colton Stevens, Kiara Carpenter, Kian Carpenter, Blake Utterback and Tyson Utterback; two brothers, Gary Maggert and wife Beth of Concordia, and Jerry Maggert and wife Connie of Concordia; as well as many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and his dog, Simon, who preceded him on Sept. 9, 2016.