69, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014. He was born in Massillon on Oct. 10, 1944 to the late Russell A. and Madeline V. (Stanford) Houmard. Larry was the owner of The Brake Shop of Stanwood for the last 30 years. The father of nine was also the host father to 18 foreign exchange students through the YFU program from 1992 through 2004. His love was spending time with his family. He never met a stranger and was always willing to help at any time. Larry was the most generous, caring, and compassionate person anyone could have been lucky enough to meet. He will be greatly missed by all that encountered him.
He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Dawn K. (Boley) Houmard; their children, Laurence W. (Deborah) Houmard II of Jackson Twp., Stephen (Erika) Houmard of Charleston, S.C., Carrie (Jeffery) Powell of Tuscarawas Twp., Robert (Deissy) Houmard of Dalton, Corinne (Jared) Haney of Magnolia, Justin Houmard of Lakewood, Aryn (Joshua Baus) Houmard of Tuscarawas Twp., Samantha Houmard of Tuscarawas Twp., and Jessica Houmard of Bellbrook; 20 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sister, Vera Indorf of Tuscarawas Twp.
Friends and family are gathering at the Paquelet Funeral Home on Thursday, March 6, 2014 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. and on Friday from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. with a memorial service to follow at 10 a.m., Pastor Dale Boston, officiating. Inurnment will be private at the Mt Eaton cemetery. Messages of condolence and support may be sent to the family at http://www.paquelet.com/ Memorial contributions may be made to (Houmard) at gofundme.com in lieu of flowers.
Paquelet Funeral Home
& Crematory, 330-833-3222
Paquelet Funeral Homes
1100 Wales Rd Ne Massillon, OH 44646
Published in The Repository on Mar. 6, 2014