Saturday, December 7, 2013

Larry D. Resor (December 4, 2013)

Larry D. Resor passed away December 4, 2013 at his home surrounded by his family. He was a cancer survivor and had courageously fought infection in his body for over 20 years.

He was born in Union City, Indiana on July 30, 1940 to Orville and Ruby (Alley) Resor. He graduated from New Madison High School in 1959. He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister Patricia (Resor) Blinn, a brother Gary Resor.

He worked at Sheller-Globe, Hardy Division in Union City, Indiana for over 32 years until its closing and later Corning Glass.

He had a great sense of humor and was quite a jokester. He loved to grow flowers and garden, especially growing big home grown tomatoes. He was an avid softball pitcher on several teams in the area in his younger years and also coached girl’s softball for many years. He loved to go camping, watch NASCAR racing and listen to country music. He had great love for his family and friends. His pride and joy were his grandchildren and great grandson. He was a member of the First Congregational Christian Church in Greenville.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Diane (Peden) Resor, son Scott Resor, daughter Lori Lloyd (Bryan) both of Greenville, Ohio and daughter Angie Resor of WI. Grandchildren Liz Resor (Jeremy Lovy), Olivia Resor, Josh Magoto, Molly Magoto, Antonio Resor, step grandchildren Tavis Lloyd, Caitlin Lloyd and great grandson Mason Hart. A sister Fadonna Campbell of FL. and a brother Terry Resor of Greenville, Ohio, a special brother in law, Dick Peden, and aunts, uncles, cousins, and many friends.

Services will be held on Monday December 9, 2013 at 11:00 AM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Joe Soley officiating. Burial will follow in Greenville Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Monday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Hospice.

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