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Larry O. Favorite

Tucson, AZ

Larry O. Favorite, 64, of Tucson, AZ and formerly of Battle Creek, passed away on Thursday, May 23, 2013 at the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System. Larry was born on June 25, 1948, in Chattanooga, TN, the son of Amos O. and Juanita Teon (Rudd) Favorite. Larry was a United States Navy veteran serving from 1966-1972. Larry had a passion for technology and computers and was employed in electronics repair services for 10 years. He moved to Tucson, AZ in 1999. In addition to electronics, technology and computers Larry enjoyed mathematics and was an avid chess player and enjoyed chess tournaments and on-line chess tournaments. Larry also enjoyed puzzles that would challenge his thinking.

Larry married the former Anna Nelson on April 16, 1966. She survives him. He is also survived by his five daughters Sylvia Favorite of Battle Creek, Sue Gallihugh of Kalamazoo, Sheila (Daniel) Clark of Tucson, Stacy Favorite of Bronson and Teon (Jim) Merritt of Atlanta, GA. Larry also leaves 13 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren, sisters Betty Palmiter of Battle Creek and Penny Watson of Baldwin and his brother Virgil (Roxie) Burton of Battle Creek. He was preceded in death by his sister Sandra Lemmons and brothers Kenny Favorite and Carey Burton.

Visitation will be from 2:00pm to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday at Royal Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, May 31, 2013 at Royal Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be given to the .

Published in Battle Creek Enquirer on May 29, 2013
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