December 29, 1944 - October 5, 2021
Our beloved father, Ernest Carl Lafferty Junior, 76, of Louisiana, MO passed away peacefully on October 5, 2021 surrounded by his loved ones at home. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at the Collier Funeral Home in Louisiana, MO. The Rev. Robert Hutsell officiating. Burial will be at the Fairview Cemetery near Louisiana. Visitation will be held from 10:00 A.M. until time of service Saturday at the funeral home. He was born on December 29, 1944 in Burlington, IA to Ernest Carl Lafferty Sr. and Hazel Irene Whitaker-Lafferty. Junior was the oldest of eight children. Only surviving sibling is Sandra Lafferty-Payne of Carterville, IL, along with many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brothers, Samuel, Larry, Robert, and Michael, sisters, Linda Lafferty-McBee, and Lois Lafferty-Turner, and granddaughter, Francheska Elizabeth Graver. Junior is survived by his oldest daughter, Tina Marie Lafferty-Graver of Bowling Green, MO, and youngest daughter, Lisa Rae Lafferty-Lindsay and son-in-law, Ronnie Joe Lindsay Jr. of Louisiana, MO. Along with his grandchildren, Maria and Mark Smith, Kenneth (Jr.) and Kayla Smith, Britney Lindsay, Jessica Graver, Cameron Lindsay, Davan Lindsay and William Graver. Also survived are his great grandchildren: Travis and LeeAnna Smith, Brayden, Riley, Kensley, and Wyatt Smith, Draedin Dupree, and Greyson Lindsay. Junior's other children are: Ross James Manes with 4 children, Lauri Lynn Manes-Brace with 4 children and 6 grandchildren, and Scott Allan Crow. Junior, during his lifetime, was a lineman, construction worker, a machinist, and then retired to become a farmer. Junior enjoyed all family gatherings and teaching his grandchildren and great-grandchildren about farming. Throughout his life his hobbies were: hunting, boating, camping with his family, billiards, and his love was playing poker. To many people he was considered a professional poker player. His additional enjoyments in life were appreciating old cars, motorcycles, and getting his hair combed. People wishing to honor Junior’s lifelong commitment to family and community can make donations to the Ernest Lafferty Jr Scholarship Fund to the Bank of Louisiana. Please come join us for a luncheon at Junior’s Celebration of Life held at Louisiana's Elks Lodge on Sunday, October 17th between the hours of 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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