Friday, April 30, 2010

Larry Harris (April 25, 2010)

Larry Harris, 62, of Richmond, Indiana passed away on April 25, 2010 at Reid Hospital Larry was born on April 26, 1947 in Leslie County, Kentucky to the late Tom and Becky (Wells) Harris.

Larry worked for many years as an auto repairman for Pete’s Body Shop in Richmond, Indiana. He loved to paint cars and was gifted at his craft. Larry was a quiet, private person. He was an avid fisherman and loved to watch old western movies. Larry was enrolled at Ivy Tech to be a counselor. He loved pineapple upside down cake and fresh garden vegetables such as green onions and tomatoes. Larry also enjoyed cooking. He will be greatly missed by all who loved him!

In addition to his parents, Larry is preceded in death by a brother, Deptin Harris; a great-grand daughter, Leanna Cameron and a niece, Jessica Legear.

Larry is survived by his life companion, Mary Cole of Richmond; four sons, Nathan and Pam Harris of Hollansburg, Steve and Savanna Harris of Union City, Ohio, Adam and Kyleen Harris of Richardson, Texas and David and Catheryn Harris of New Madison, Ohio; five daughters; Nancy and Cory Hower of Geneva, Indiana, Natalie and Bill Malott of New Madison, Amy and Scott Johns of Union City, Ohio, Vickie and Mark Deeter of Laura, Ohio and Stacy and Travis Loy of Bryant, Indiana; one brother, Jerry and Angela Harris of New Paris; four sisters, Shirley and Robert Burk of Hollansburg, Lula and Clyde Boomershine of Lynn, Indiana, Naomi and Tony Hawley of Winchester, Indiana and Sharon Baldwin of Olcott, New York, as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.

Family and friends will receive guests on Friday, April 30, 2010 from 1:00 – 2:00 PM at Braund Funeral Home in New Madison. A celebration of life funeral service will be held immediately following the visitation at 2:00 PM with the Rev. Rodney Robinson being asked to officiate. Burial will follow in the Hollansburg Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Wayne County Cancer Society or to the Wesley Holiness Church in Greenville, Ohio with donations being accepted at the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to the family at Services are entrusted to Braund Funeral Home in New Madison.