Larry Mackesy (1949 - 2016)

LAKEVIEW - Larry James Mackesy, 66, of Lakeview, OH, passed away Tuesday, afternoon, July 5, 2016, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima, OH.

Larry was born on July 29, 1949, in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada, to the late Leo and Donelda Bridekirk Mackesy. He was preceded in death by a son, Timothy.

On June 29, 1968, he married Jayne Wilcox at St. Mary of the Woods Catholic Church in Russells Point, OH and she survives along with three children, Todd Mackesy and Tina (Shawn) Riegle, both of Lakeview, and Teddy Mackesy of Huntsville, OH, seven grandchildren, Brittney, Tori, Tyler, Taylor, Austin, Londyn and Collin, two great grandchildren, Drake and Jennavieve, six siblings, Doug (Susi) Mackesy of Lakeview, Doreen (Curt) Peterson of Bellefontaine, OH, Marilee (Glenn) Lerman of Fairfield, OH, Carol (Bill) Gunn of Bryan, OH, John (Roxanne) Mackesy, and Paul Mackesy, both of Lakeview, and several nieces and nephews.

Larry was a 1968 graduate of Indian Lake High School. He was employed as a pipefitter and welder for Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 776 of Lima from 1969 to 2014. He enjoyed working around the farm, antique toys, going to auctions, and spending time with his family. He was a member of St. Mary of the Woods Church and Knights of Columbus Father Anthony Wolf #4378 in Russells Point.

A Mass of Christian Burial officiated by Father Shawn Landenwitch will begin Friday July 8, 2016, at 10:30 am, at St. Mary of the Woods Catholic Church, 464 Madison Ave, Russells Point. Visitation is Thursday, July 7th from 4-8pm at Shoffstall Funeral Home, 205 S. Main St, Lakeview and one hour prior to services at the church. Burial is in Huntsville Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be given in Mr. Mackesy's name to Logan County or .

Arrangements are in the care of SHOFFSTALL FUNERAL HOME, Lakeview. Condolences may be expressed

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