Larry Wicker (1948 - 2016)

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ST. MARYS — Larry D. Wicker, 67, of 536 Locust St. in St. Marys, Ohio, died 8:32 a.m. Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, at St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima, Ohio.

He was born Aug. 15, 1948, in Mousie, Kentucky, to Wilson and Sadie (Thornsberry) Wicker. On Oct. 15, 1968, in Wapakoneta, Ohio, he married Karen K. Vining, who survives.

He's also survived by daughter Jody (Jaim'E) Brown, of St. Marys, Ohio, daughter Julie (Jason Weyandt) Wicker, of St. Marys, Ohio; seven grandchildren, Randy Storer, T.J. Siemer, Stephanie Eshelman, Katie (Nate) Gates, Connie Wicker, Emily Ruvoldt and Riley Wicker; 17 great-grandchildren; sister Patty (Don) Brock, of Celina, Ohio, brother Tom (Angie) Wicker, of St. Marys, Ohio, sister Peg (Gary) Meiring, of Minster, Ohio, brother Terry (Kris) Wicker, of St. Marys, Ohio, and brother Jay Wicker, of Lima, Ohiol and sister-in-law Lana Wicker, of St. Marys, Ohio

He was preceded in death by his parents Wilson and Sadie Wicker; and brother Ron Wicker.

He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served during the Vietnam War. He had been employed as an electrician for the Fisher Cheese Co. in Wapakoneta, Ohio, for a number of years. He later retired as director of facilities for Honda of America in Anna, Ohio.

A 'jack-of-all-trades", he enjoyed fixing things, especially home appliances. Other favorites pastimes included camping and fishing.

Services are scheduled to begin 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, at Miller Funeral Home, 1605 Celina Road (Ohio 703 West Chapel) in St. Marys. Pastor Judy Baker and Pastor Bob Warren will co-officiate the service. Military funeral honors will be provided at the funeral home, following the service.

Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at

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Miller Funeral Homes & Cremation Services - Saint Marys
1605 Celina Road
Saint Marys, OH 45885
(419) 394-2301
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Published in Sidney Daily News from Feb. 9 to Feb. 10, 2016
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