September 5, 1945 – February 21, 2017 ECTOR-Funeral services for Larry Gene Joplin are set for 11 a.m., Saturday, February 25, 2017 at Mullican-Little Funeral Chapel in Bells, with burial at McDonald Cemetery east of Paris, TX.
Larry was born September 5, 1945 in Paris, TX to parents, Herman and Ruby (Madden) Joplin. He married Cheri Pitcock in Paris on January 23, 1975. Larry was a Baptist by faith and was a retired Truck Driver. He was educated in Ringold, OK and lived in Amarillo before moving to Ector about two years ago. Larry served his country in the United States Army.
Larry was preceded in death by his parents; two daughters, Kelli Collins and Gail Joplin; son, Brian Joplin and sister Babe Beene. He is survived by his wife, Cheri of Ector; son Larry Gene Joplin Jr. and his wife Janey of Durant OK; daughter Tammy Joplin of Ector; sister Carolyn Allensworth of Oklahoma; 13 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.