Thursday, December 6th, 2007
Larry J. Carity, 61, 9477 state Route 119, Anna, died at 12:15 a.m. Dec. 5, 2007, at Wilson Memorial Hospital, Sidney. Death was due to natural causes.
He was born May 22, 1946, in Sidney, to Lawrence and Edna Schneider Carity, who are deceased. On Aug. 30, 1969, he married Carol Ann Thaman, who survives.
Other survivors are two sons, Michael (Bonnie), Anna, and Brent (Marie), Minster; a daughter, Ashley, at home; three brothers, Bob (Gayla), Maple Grove, Minn., Dan (Deb), Tipp City, and Terry, Dayton; a sister, Barbara (Darrell) Strunk, Sidney; and two grandchildren.
Deceased is an infant brother, Lawrence Joseph.
He was a machinist at Leroi/Dresser Corp., Sidney. A U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, he was a member and past Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus, McCartyville, and a member of the American Legion, Anna, and the Lake Loramie Improvement Association. He also was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, McCartyville.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church, the Rev. Patrick Welsh officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 3-7 p.m. Sunday and 9-10 a.m. Monday at the church.
Contributions can be made to the church's building fund or the Lake Loramie Improvement Association.
Arrangements are being handled by Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.