James W. Larsen
Cartwright Funeral Home Inc.- Randolph
419 N Main Street
Randolph, MA
James W. Jim Larsen of Whitman, formerly of Randolph, passed away suddenly on February 20, 2021, at the age of 80. Born in Boston, Jim was raised in Randolph and graduated from Randolph High School. He later went on to receive his degree in Criminal Justice from Stonehill College. Prior to his retirement, Jim was a respected member of the Randolph Police Department, where he proudly served for over 32 years. During his retirement, he enjoyed fishing, hunting, clamming, and tending to his yard and garden. He was also a member of the Mallard Decoy Club in Brockton, longtime member of the Randolph ELKS and the Police Patrolman's Association. Jim was a champion horseshoe and cribbage player who had been challenged regularly but rarely beaten. Above all, Jim was a family man who simply loved spending time with his family and friends. A devoted husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle, and friend, Jim will be sorely missed by all who were blessed to have known him. Jim was the beloved husband and best friend of Karen (Larson) Larsen for over 50 years. Loving father of Janice Alden and her husband Chad of Taunton and Walter Larsen and his wife Carol of Cave Creek, AZ. Younger brother to Walter Larsen and his wife Nancy of E. Bridgewater. Cherished Papa to Hailey and Jenna Alden and Blake and Nicholas Larsen. He also leaves three great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews who adored him. At the request of the family, no public services will be held at this time. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date when a large gathering can be accommodated. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to the Massachusetts Police Association, 11 Beacon Street, Suite 300, Boston, MA 02108. Arrangements under the care of the Cartwright Funeral Home, 419 No. Main St., Randolph. To leave a sympathy message for the family, visit www. cartwrightfuneral.com.
Published by The Enterprise on Feb. 28, 2021.
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To Karen Larson and family,
My sincere condolences of the loss to your husband, father and friends.
I will always remember Jim when I was a kid going to see my father at the station, he was always kind and friendly to me.
He was one of the nicest police officers Randolph had.
God bless you and your family
Bruce Eaton
March 9, 2021
I will always remember you Jim great family man great guy ✝ my thoughts are with Karen and your children Rest in Peace❤ Sweet Dreams
Ellie Sullivan
March 6, 2021
Mr. Larsen,
Sir, I would just like to say thank you for your years of dedicated service and sacrifice for the citizens of Randolph when you served with the RPD. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.
Mike Casey
March 2, 2021
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