Lawrence B. Toney (1924 - 2015)

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Lawrence B. Toney, 90, Palm Coast, Fla., died Wednesday, July 1, 2015.
Born Dec 3, 1924, in DuBois, he was a son of the late Sam and Ruth (Habib) Toney. He married LaVerna (Guiher) Toney Dec. 3, 1991. She survives. He was preceded in death by his former wife, Priscilla (Davidson) Toney.
Larry was a 1942 graduate of DuBois High School, and served in World War II from 1943-46 as a U.S. Army Corporal, with an Honorable Discharge. Upon returning from the war, he attended The Pennsylvania State University graduating with a bachelor's degree in metallurgy.
He obtained work in Rochester Mich., before returning to DuBois, where he patented a carbide metal treatment process and founded L.B. Toney Company. After retirement, Larry resided in Orlando, Fla., and later Palm Coast, Fla.
Larry was an avid golfer, and enjoyed spending time with fellow golfers as a member of the DuBois Country Club. He was a member of the Friendship Hose Co. and was Catholic by faith.
Larry is survived by his brother, Sam Toney of DuBois; four sons: Michael L. Toney (Susan) of Mahaffey, David J. Toney (Patty) of Grampian, John J. Toney (Valerie) of DuBois, Daniel R. Toney (Patti) of DuBois; two daughters, Gerilyn Scalf (Larry) of Seymour, Tenn., and Laurie Duttry (Chip) of DuBois; two stepchildren, Heather Wensel (Brian) of Purcellville Va., and Eric Guiher of Lake Placid, Fla.; 22 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by three brothers: John Toney, Leroy Toney and Edward Toney; two sisters, Nellie Toney and Ruth Henderson; one grandson, Joseph "Joey" Toney; and one granddaughter, LeAnn Peterson.
There will be no public viewing.
The family suggests memorial donations be made to the .
Published in The Courier Express from July 9 to July 10, 2015
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