Lawrence Leroy “Larry” Williams

Lawrence Leroy “Larry” Williams

Missouri, USA
Death 23 Jan 2020 (aged 82)
Osage Beach, Camden County, Missouri, USA
Burial Lemay, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 206475832 · View Source
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Sergeant Larry L. Williams, DSN 3260, started his career as a civilian working as a clerk in the Bureau of Services on 10/16/1958, followed by a short assignment at the 6th district station. He received his commission and started the police academy on 06/29/1959. During his career he served in the following specialized division and districts. They were the 10th, 8th, 7th, and the 9th district. On 08/01/1975 he was promoted to the command rank of Sergeant and was transferred to the Intelligence Division. His other assignments were in the 8th, and finally the 2nd district. During his career he received 2 department Awards of Excellence on 05/01/1973, and 08/27/1980. He was also the recipient of 1 Chief's Letter of Commendation on 04/25/1975. All of the preceding awards were for police work above the call of duty. Sergeant Williams retired on 09/08/1987 and served a total of 31.7 years of faithful and dedicated service to the Saint Louis Metropolitan Police Department.

Sergeant Williams returned to the Saint Louis Metropolitan Police Department as a civilian working in the Private Security Section on 02/05/1990 and left this position on 06/30/1990.

Sergeant Williams was a veteran of the United States Navy and served from 01/01/1955 to 04/01/1958 and achieved the rank of 3rd Class Petty Officer.

Williams, Larry Leroy

Age 82, went to the Lord's kingdom on January 23, 2020 surrounded by his family and loved ones. Larry is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Rose Marie (nee McNally) Williams and his three children, Ellen Ann Williams, Jane Marie Williams and Edward Joseph (Kristin) Williams, and his siblings Donna (nee Williams) Ronald and Robert (Debbie) Carmack. Larry was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend to many. Larry served as a distinguished officer of the St. Louis and County Police Departments, and a veteran of the United States Navy. Larry was very proud of his service to his country and his community during his lifetime. Larry was even granted the honor of serving on the security detail of the Atlanta Olympics which is one of many pinnacles of his distinguished career in law enforcement. Larry was an avid story teller and always made others feel important and comfortable in his presence. Larry was loved by many friends and family and will be missed by all who had the opportunity to know him.

Visitation: Saturday, February 1, 2020
From 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Funeral Service: 2:30 – 3:00 p.m.
Hedges and Scott Funeral Home
514 State Hwy 42Osage Beach, MO

Celebration of Life
Elks Lodge
5161 Osage Beach Parkway
Osage Beach, MO 65065
6:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers donations to Backstoppers, is greatly appreciated in honor of Larry's career and service with the St. Louis Police Departments.

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  • Created by: Timothy Tumbrink
  • Added: 23 Jan 2020
  • Find A Grave Memorial 206475832
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lawrence Leroy “Larry” Williams (1 May 1937–23 Jan 2020), Find A Grave Memorial no. 206475832, citing Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Lemay, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Timothy Tumbrink (contributor 46772461) Burial Details Unknown.