Larry Darr

Died: Thu., Nov. 16, 2017


12:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Sun., Nov. 19, 2017
Location: Smith-McQuiston & Webster Funeral Home

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Sun., Nov. 19, 2017
Location: Smith-McQuiston & Webster Funeral Home

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Lawrence E. “Larry” Darr, 71, of Richmond, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, November 16.
   Larry was born in Richmond, Indiana on October 19, 1946 to Gordon and Opal Gilliland Darr, both of whom preceded him in death. He formerly worked at RP&L and Kemper Cabinets in Richmond before taking a position at Richmond State Hospital, where he worked for 25 years before retiring as preventive maintenance foreman. Larry was a HAM radio operator. He enjoyed riding and repairing motorcycles and working on vintage cars.
   Larry will be missed by his wife, the former Helen Hamm, who he married on November 3, 2000; children and step-children, William Tandy. David Darr, Susie Starn Bond and her husband, Tommy; Laurren Darr and her husband, Dr. Brad Tinkle; Ray Horn; daughters-in-law, Ashley Hamm and Lindsey Horn; 13 grandchildren and one great-grandchild including Allie Darr, Zachary Tinkle, Shaylee Hamm, Gabriel Stamper, Gauge Horn and Aurora Horn; sister, Mary Constant and brother, Steve Darr and his wife, Tammy.
   Larry was preceded in death by his parents and son, Andy Hamm, in 2007; and brother, Earl Lathrop.
   Larry’s life will be celebrated at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 19 at the Smith-McQuiston & Webster Funeral Home, 321 US 27 South, Fountain City. Interment will follow in Willow Grove Cemetery.
   Family and friends may gather from 12-2 p.m. on Sunday, November 19, at the funeral home.
   Memorial contributions are encouraged for Reid Health Hospice, 1100 Reid Parkway, Richmond, IN or Willow Grove Cemetery, PO Box 197, Fountain City, IN 47341.

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Marian Smith
   Posted Thu November 16, 2017
Helen and family, so very sorry to hear about your loss, Larry was very special will be missed. So happy I got to know the family, prayers are with all of you. May God bless you.

jeff butler
   Posted Fri November 17, 2017
Helen and family,
I was so sorry to hear about Larry. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time.

Lisa Railsback Phelps
   Posted Sat November 18, 2017
Helen and Family - I was very sorry to hear about the loss of your husband. My sympathy goes out to you and your family. - Lisa (Railsback) Phelps

Larry & Kris Connell
   Posted Sat November 18, 2017
Helen and family, We are so saddened to hear of Larry's passing. Him and Flathead Larry had many enjoyable Sundays working on the 1937 Harley. We will miss him and are so sorry for your loss.

Michael Boatman
   Posted Sun November 19, 2017
I worked at RSH for 20 yrs and knew Larry , he was a very good guy. I am sorry for your loss .

ralph showalter
   Posted Mon November 20, 2017
May the Sunrise in front of You the Rain fall behind You & the wind follow You May the Angles guard your Way for they know the Road ahead Ride in Peace my Friend

   Posted Sat December 02, 2017
Dear Helen & Family
I was so saddened to hear of your husband's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
Your cousin
Jackie Sebastian

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