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     Shawn O'Brien Ladd, age 37, of Lamar, passed away Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at his home.

     Shawn was born September 18, 1974 in Joplin, Missouri, to Sam and Sandy (Pruett) Ladd.  He graduated from Lamar High School in 1992 and had worked as a carpenter for Crossland Construction. 

     In October of 2000, at Lamar, Shawn married Jeri Hagen and this union was blessed by a daughter, Angel, and a son, Patrick..  Shawn was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing, golf, football, volleyball, frisbie, and dirt bikes.  His favorite activities were any that could be shared with his children.

     Survivors include the mother of his children, Jeri Ladd, his daughter, Angel, and his son, Patrick, all of Mt. Vernon, Missouri; his parents, Sam & Sandy Ladd, a brother, Shane Ladd, a sister and brother-in-law, Shannon & Buster Crutcher, all of Lamar; four nieces, Savannah Ladd, Kennedy Ladd, Sydney Crutcher and Hope Crutcher; a great-niece, Zoey Higgs; and a good friend, Heath Stilabower.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 until 4:00 p.m. Sunday at Daniel Funeral Home.

     A graveside funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, February 20th at Lake Cemetery with Larry Wheeler officiating.

          Memorial contributions are suggested to the Ladd children, in care of Daniel Funeral Home.


#40 Angel Ladd 2016-02-11 22:19
I love you so much daddy. I don't understand why you had to leave us, but I know that you are in a better place now. I wish more people had the chance to meet you. You will always be in my heart.
#39 Angel Ladd 2014-06-24 15:01
i love you daddy
#38 Lamar,Mo.Mike Osiier 2012-03-11 08:45
Shawn's children were never far from His heart. A good man and friend. Miss you,Man!
#37 Brighton, ILRicki Bartlett-Bock 2012-02-26 14:24
Sam, Sandy & Family,

I was so sorry to hear of Shawn's passing, I know he is with his Aunt Rosie and she is watching over him. They are having all kinds good fun because she was always a kid at heart. I will keep you and your family in my prayers.

Love to you all,

#36 Fort Meade, MDRacheal Haile-Fowler 2012-02-20 07:32
I remember sitting across from Shawn in kindergarten and riding the bus to and from school with him. He always had a smile and something funny to say.
My prayers are with all who have a hole in their heart from his passing. He will be greatly missed.

May God be with you all.
#35 Lamar Mo.Patrick E. Wolff 2012-02-19 18:11
Sorry for your loss Sam And I know your going through a hard time. Prayers fromme and My family :sad:
#34 Ash Grove, MoBonnie Miller 2012-02-19 14:36
My prayer for you all is peace and God's comfort. The peace that passes understanding.
Jeri, Angel, and Patrick, know that I love you, and I'm praying daily for the whole family
Grandma B
#33 Teresa Foster 2012-02-19 12:40
Sam, Sandy and Family,
We are so sorry to hear of your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
#32 Janice Orahood, John G. Orahoo 2012-02-19 11:26
Although it's difficult today to see beyond the sorrow,
May looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrrow.
God will be with you!
#31 Arlington, TXMitch Orahood 2012-02-19 11:15
Ladd Family,
So sorry to hear about Shawn. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. May God comfort you in this difficult time.

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