COVID-19 Update

As funeral professionals we have been asked by several people in our community how we will continue to serve our families. The families that we serve are always our top priority. We want to assure you that we are staying up to date with the changing information we receive everyday from public health officials and government agencies.

For families that experience the loss of a loved one, Daniel Funeral Home will remain prepared 24/7 to serve your family at your time of loss. We will continue to care for your loved one as usual and will follow the guidance and regulations from the Missouri Department of Health.

Our government officials, both federal and state, have advised that all public gatherings be limited to 10 persons or less in dealing with the COVID-19 crisis. We take this pandemic emergency very seriously and are committed to following those recommendations.

We will make every effort to accommodate families in making arrangements and conducting services in any capacity needed to ensure the safety of our community and of our staff while honoring their loved one. We thank you for your patience as we work to safeguard the wellness of everyone who enters our doors.

For the safety of all, until the authorities lift the restrictions, we are implementing the following:

Cremation services will follow the same guidelines as outlined above.

Daniel Funeral Home has been there for our community during difficult times, and we stand ready to help in any way that we can. If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Rest assured, we will continue to serve your family with dignity and respect through these uncertain times.

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Larry Dee Cheers, age 75, of Lamar, Missouri passed away September 13, 2019, at Cox Barton County Hospital.

Larry was born October 7, 1943 in Prescott, IA to Del D. Cheers and Alberta Mae (Bridger) Cheers. He served his county in the 15th artillery in the U.S. Army from June of 1965 to May 1967. He was stationed in Fairbanks Alaska during the Vietnam war, and was a recipient of the National Defense service medal and the good conduct medal. He received his field artillery basics education in Fort sill Oklahoma.  Larry is married to Joyce Elaine (Bailey) Cheers. He was an over the road truck driver and enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and his grandbabies.

Survivors include his wife Joyce Cheers, of the home; a son, Terry (Amanda) Cheers, Springfield, MO; a daughter, Kimberly (Brian) Raper, Coffeyville, KS; a sister Jeannette King, Greentop, MO; three grandchildren, Andrew and Shawn Raper, and Hunter Cheers; two nephews Randy (Lori) King and Tim (Lisa) King; one niece Patti (Ralph) Craig; and several great nieces and great nephews.

Preceding Larry in death were his parents and a brother-in-law Ron King.

There will be a private family burial in Fugate Cemetery, Greentop, MO.



#1 De Witt, MO.Marvin J. Utterback 2019-09-16 19:30
Larry was a good man. I got to know he and his family closely in both my personal and professional life. He was a man always willing to lend a hand whenever possible. He will be dearly missed.

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