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Larry D. Atkinson

April 11, 1941 ~ July 11, 2019 (age 78)

Larry D. Atkinson, 78, of Monroe, passed away Thursday, July 11, 2019 at Lutheran Hospital. Larry was born in Mercer County, OH on April 11, 1941 to the late Fawn and Luella (Sellers) Atkinson. On June 11, 1961, Larry married Lucy Smith.

Larry was a member of Pleasant Dale Church of the Brethren. He worked for Ft. Recovery Industries and Automatic Sprinkler in Monroe for several years, and also worked for Huffy bicycles in Celina for 15 years, then retired from All American Homes.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Lucy Atkinson of Monroe; son, Jeff (Carrie) Atkinson of Berne; 2 daughters, Michelle (Ben) Parrish of Decatur and Alissa (Shane) Mountz of Monroe; 6 grandchildren, Jared (Megan) Parrish, Brooke (Dustin) Schaefer, Scott Atkinson (fiancé Kyndall Fisher), Colton Mountz, Shaelyn Mountz and Ethan Mountz; 5 great grandchildren, Parker Parrish, Greyson Parrish, Mira Schaefer, Lynlee Parrish and Asher Atkinson.

Larry was preceded in death by a sister, Patricia Kaufman, a brother, John Atkinson and a sister-in-law, Carmen (Atkinson) Voskuhl.

Visitation will be from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Monday, July 15, 2019 at Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home.

A Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at Pleasant Dale Church of the Brethren, with calling 1 hour prior from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Pastor Jay Carter will be officiating and burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery in Ft. Recovery, OH.

Memorials are to Pleasant Dale Church or A.C.C.F. Angel Cancer Fund.

Donations may be made to:

Pleasant Dale Church of the Brethren
Decatur IN

A.C.C.F Angel Cancer Fund
Decatur IN

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