GREENVILLE - Larry J. Bey, age 67, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on April 22, 2014, at 11:10 a.m. at State of the Heart Hospice Care Center, Greenville, Ohio.
He was born Oct. 8, 1946, in Darke County, Ohio, the son of the late Francis X. and Marjorie A. (Berger) Bey. He retired from Daimler Chrysler in Dayton on Jan. 31, 1997, after 30 years. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Greenville Elks Lodge; Greenville Eagles; American Legion Post #140; Greenville Moose Lodge; he loved to hunt, bowl, golf, and play cards.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by his wife: Barbara F. (Lutz) Bey of Greenville, whom he married July 17, 1965; children and spouses: Melissa Werling of Greenville, David and Anna Bey of Centerville, Ohio, Kimberly and David Schaefer of Huber Heights, Ohio, Lyndsey Bey of Greenville; grandchildren: Samantha Werling, Alicia Smith, Courtney Schaefer, Annika Bey, Lauren Bey, Christopher Schaefer, Nicholas Schaefer, and Tristan Bey-Russell; great-grandchildren: Sofia Smith, and Alexander Smith; brothers and sister-in-law: Edward and Barbara Bey of Hillsboro, Ohio, Victor Bey of Greenville; sister and brother- in-law: Christine and Duane Detrick; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 233 W. Third St., Greenville, Ohio, with Rev. Fr. John White Celebrant. Burial will follow in Greenville Township Memorial Gardens.
Family will receive friends from 2 to 8 p.m. on Monday and from 9 and 10 a.m. on Tuesday at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home. A Moose Lodge of Sorrow will be held on Monday at 7:45 p.m. and a Rosary Service will be held at 8 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the CJD Foundation 341 W. 38th Street, Suite 501, New York, NY 10018 or a State of the Heart Hospice. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com