ARCANUM - Larry L. Foureman, 77, of Arcanum, died Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton.
Mr. Foureman was born in Abbottsville on Aug. 7, 1935, the son of the late Wherly D. and Iva A. (Burns) Foureman.
He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, Ithaca.
He was a former Darke County commissioner, Van Buren Township trustee, Arcanum mayor and member of the village council, Darke County Township trustee past president, state of Ohio Township Trustee director, past president of the state of Ohio County Commissioners, founder of the National Kiddie Tractor Pullers and the Hennipen Racing Ducks.
Larry was the originator of the Halloween bean supper, director of the former Arcanum National Bank, former Arcanum assistant fire chief and a founding member of the Arcanum Community Rescue Squad.
Larry was a member of the Arcanum Area Business Association and the Greenville Moose, Eagles and Elks lodges. He was on the board of directors of the Eagles Lodge; president of the Ohio Colt Racing Association; vice president of the Dr. H M Parshall Memorial; and treasurer of the Signature Series.
Larry was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Thelma Fourman and Berdine Case; brother, Myron "Barney" Foureman; and son-in-law, Gary Reinoehl.
He is survived by his wife, Judith (Rogers) Foureman, whom he married May 14, 1983; children, Mark David (Tammy) Foureman of Huber Heights, Lari Lynn Reinoehl of Arcanum, Michele (Brent) Black of Piqua and Jack Matthew Louderback of Sandyhook, Ky.; grandchildren, John and David Foureman, Travis and Tyler (Sarah) Reinoehl, Angie (Matt) Nichol, Kelly Manson and Natalie Louderback; and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Grace United Methodist Church, Ithaca, with the Rev. Tim Lehman officiating. Burial will follow in Abbottsville Cemetery.
The family will receive relatives and friends from 4-8 p.m. Friday at the Kreitzer Funeral Home, Arcanum.
The family suggests memorial contributions to Arcanum Community Rescue Service, P.O. Box 177, Arcanum, OH 45304-0177, or Arcanum Fire Department., 208 S. Main St., Arcanum, OH 45304-0177; or Grace United Methodist Church, 750 Arcanum Ithaca Road, Arcanum, OH 45304.
Online condolences may be sent at KreitzerFuneralHomeInc.com.
Published in Piqua Daily Call on Jan. 15, 2013