Larry Neher, 68, of Claypool passed away on March 11, 2019 at 10:05 AM in his residence.
He was born on September 26, 1950 in Warsaw to Ivan and Christine (Stafford) Neher. On July 17, 1977 in Leesburg he was united in marriage to Fay McAfoose.
A lifetime Kosciusko County resident he worked for Dalton Foundries as a Maintenance Technician with 50 years of service. He belonged to the Claypool Lions Club and was a Past-President, he served on the Claypool Fire Department for 34 years retiring in 2017 and held several ranks from firefighter to Chief and was Assistant Chief upon his retirement. He served with the Kosciusko County Fireman’s Association where he was a long time Secretary and Vice-President. He had further served numerous terms on the Claypool Town Board. He proudly served his Country in the United States Army during the Vietnam Conflict.
He is survived by his wife Fay, children; Torie (and spouse Jason) Helton of Claypool and Jason (and spouse Mandy) Neher of Claypool, along with his sisters; Connie (and spouse Robert) Hite of Akron and Deb (and spouse Ben) Crump of Warsaw. He is futher survived by his grandchildren; Damion Clabaugh, Gregory Helton, Emily Neher and Alice Neher and great-grandchildren; Brantley and Jaxson Clabaugh.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, March 14, 2019 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at First Freewill Baptist Church in Claypool. A funeral service will be held on Friday, March 15, 2019 at 11:00 AM also at First Freewill Baptist Church with Pastor Terry Bradford officiating. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery in Warsaw.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Claypool Fire Department, P.O. Box 71, Claypool, Indiana 46510.
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