Donald Larry
1928 - 2014
Vensil & Chute Funeral Homes - Newark
1850 West Main Street
Newark, OH
Donald J. Larry

NEWARK: A funeral service for Donald J. Larry, 85 of Newark will be at 3:00 p.m. Friday in the Newark Chapel of Vensil & Chute Funeral Home with Pastor Jeff Gill officiating. Burial will be in Frazeysburg Cemetery.

Mr. Larry died Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at SharonBrooke in Newark. He was born December 14, 1928 in Perryton to the late Paul and Doris (Frampton) Larry. A 1946 graduate of Frazeysburg High School, Mr. Larry served 31 years with the Ohio National Guard, retiring in 1979 with the rank of Major. He served in many capacities throughout his full-time National Guard career including Assistant State Maintenance Officer. Mr. Larry was a member of Central Christian Church.

Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Jo Ann (Hahn) Larry; a daughter, Donna J. Brown of Newark; a son, Jack D. (Nancy) Larry of Ft. Smith, AR; a brother, Gene (Sally) Larry of Newark; nephew, Mike (Sue) Larry of Newark; and a great nephew, Jordan Larry of Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Larry was preceded in death by his mother in-law Freda Hahn, and son in-law, Timothy G. Brown.

Friends and family may call one hour prior to the service from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Friday at VENSIL & CHUTE FUNERAL HOME, 1850 W. Main Street, Newark.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Foundation for Hospice of Central Ohio, P.O. Box 430, Newark, OH 43058-0430; envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

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Published by Advocate on Aug. 7, 2014.
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So sorry for your loss Donna.
Teresa Ruffin
August 14, 2014
My thoughts are with you. I will always fondly remember all of your family and your kindness.
Betsy Rader
August 8, 2014
Keeping you in my prayers and thoughts, and remember all the good times you had as a family.
Susie Frahn (McCartney)
August 8, 2014
Larry Family: We are very sorry for your tragic loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

With deepest sympathy,

Dorothy Rader and Tal Van Ness
Dorothy Rader
August 8, 2014
Jo Ann and family I want to express my sincere sympathies on the loss of Larry. My grandfather, Gail Hughes worked along side Larry in the service. Gail though highly of Larry. May your kind memories comfort you during this time of need. Sincerely,
Samantha Frizzell
August 8, 2014
JOANN, Sorry for you're loss. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.
Shirley Wilson-Peck
August 8, 2014
Mrs. Larry and Family,

Please accept our deepest sympathies for the loss of your husband and father.
Tim Stephens
August 8, 2014
Extending our sincere sympathy to you at this sad time. May God's comfort surround you.

Buck and Mary Jane Crawmer
August 8, 2014
Mrs. Larry,

Very Sorry to hear of Major Larry's passing. God Bless you and your family.

Bruce Stewart
Bruce Stewart
August 7, 2014
So sorry for your loss.
Judy Liston
August 7, 2014
Joann so sorry for your loss
john harp
August 6, 2014
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