Larry D. GRATHWOHL(1947 - 2013)


Larry David, loving father of Denise, Lindsay and Lisa, grandfather of Lance, Michael and Brendan. He is survived by his mother, Mary Rickard and siblings, Lee (Bonnie), Mary Jo (Rick), Joey (Peg), Teresa (Ed), Sean (Trudy) and nieces, nephews, cousins and best friend, Sandi. Larry served his country with valor and distinction. He risked his life to defend his nation, first in Viet Nam as a member of the 101st Airborne Division where he was awarded the Bronze Star, and later with the FBI to combat terrorism in the form of the Weather Underground. Larry then authored "Bringing Down America", a book that recounted the story of how he battled radical terror. Larry, a resident of Pierce Township, passed away July 18, 2013 at the age of 65. Visitation will be held Wednesday, July 24 from 9 AM until the time of funeral service at 11 AM at E.C. Nurre Funeral Home, 177 W. Main St., Amelia. Interment with military honors at Mt. Moriah Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Larry's honor to the Wounded Warrior Project ( to support veterans and their families.

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E C Nurre Funeral Home
177 W Main St Amelia, OH 45102
(513) 753-6130

Published in The Cincinnati Enquirer on July 22, 2013