Larry Wayne Highley of Cuba, Missouri was born July 17, 1957 at Peoria, Illinois to the union of James W. and Helen (nee: Snodgrass) Highley and left from this life, surrounded by family, on January 28, 2017 at his home in Cuba, Missouri at the age of 59 years. Larry left school early to begin his working career. He spent many years working for Clark Gas Stations as a gas attendant and worked his way up to management. Larry's next job was at the St. Claire Dye Cast Company where he worked for ten years as the burner and for the last fifteen years Larry worked at the Walmart Distribution Center in St. James, Missouri in the maintenance division. Larry spent hours and days fishing, camping, gardening, landscaping and just being outdoors. He was an avid St. Louis Cardinals baseball fan. He enjoyed rafting, kayaking and boating. Larry treasured the times he got to spend with his friends and there nickname for him was "one more Larry". Larry was a big Elvis fan and he enjoyed singing karaoke. What Larry truly loved most in life was spending time with family. Larry was a loving son, brother, husband, father, grandfather, uncle, cousin, son-in-law, brother-in-law and friend of many. He will be truly missed by all who knew and loved him. Larry is preceded in death by his parents James W. Highley and Helen Highley Fletcher, step father Luther Fletcher and other family and friends. Those who are left to treasure is memory and to continue his legacy are his loving wife Peggy Schaefer Highley of the home, four children Jason Highely of Cuba, Aron Highley of Springfield, Missouri, Rebecca Highley and friend Sean Barton of Washington, Missouri and Ashley and husband Michael Lomax of Santee, California, four grandchildren Michael Highley of Cuba, Adam, Emma and Caleb Lomax of Santee, California, two brothers Stanley and wife Debbie Highley of Cuba and Luther "Boonie" Highley of Poplar Bluff, Missouri, father-in-law Willis Craft of St. James, mother-in-law Dinah Farris of Union, Missouri, sister-in-law Laurie and husband Andy Kitchen of Cuba, brother-in-law Michael and wife Kathryn Craft of Rogersville, Missouri, nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends. In keeping with Larry's wishes he will be cremated and a Celebration of Larry's Life will be held later this spring. The Mizell Funeral Home of Cuba is honored to be serving Larry's family.