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HAROLD G. "BUD" LARR

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HAROLD "BUD" G. LARR, went to Heaven on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, 8:15 p.m., with his daughter by his side. He was a lifelong resident of Huntington County, living most of his entire life in Warren, Ind. Born Dec. 7, 1918, in Huntington, he was one of 11 children and the son of the late Earl and Leah (Hipskind) Larr. He married Betty Marie Yocum on June 1, 1951; she preceded him in death on Dec. 17, 1987. He attended Union Township School and later enlisted in the United States Navy. After Pearl Harbor was bombed, he re-enlisted for a second tour of duty and served proudly for a total of nine years. He worked at The Majestic Company, Huntington for many years, and later retired from General Motors / Fisher Body Division, Marion after many years of service. Betty and Bud attended Salamonie Church of the Brethren and always enjoyed their time of fellowship with friends. Bud enjoyed being outdoors and found great peace in living in the country at his home east of Warren. Surviving are his daughter, Rebecca (Becky Ann) Larr Lance; son in-law, Larry Lance; beloved grandsons, Justin Ryan and Jared Michael Lance; and sister, Virginia (Larr) Scher of Huntington. He was the oldest son of the five sons who went before him: Joseph, Charles, William, and Eldon Larr. He was also preceded in death by five sisters, Mary Larr, Ruth Caley, Miriam Winters, Leah Bohrer and Clara Whitesell. Service time is 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, with calling one hour prior to the service, at Heritage Pointe Applegate Chapel, 801 Huntington Ave., Warren. The Rev. Larry Lance and the Rev. Rick Hawks officiating. Family and friends may gather to share, remember, and celebrate a life well lived and loved from 2 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, at Heritage Pointe Applegate Chapel. The final resting place is Woodlawn Cemetery, Warren, Ind. Preferred memorials in honor of Bud Larr to Fort Wayne Area Youth for Christ; Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home, Fort Wayne; or Heritage Pointe, Warren. "We rejoice in a life well lived and loved....that there are only precious memories with my dad.....and no greater joy it has been then to be 'Bud Larr's daughter'." "Because of the Lord's great love, we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness." Lam 3:22-23 Arrangements by Glancy H. Brown & Son Funeral Home. Online condolences to www.glancyfuneralhomes.com
Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Oct. 13, 2012
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