Lawrence (Larry) E. Honnold
Lawrence (Larry) E. Honnold, Jr., 74, of Carrollton passed away peacefully Feb. 18, 2013, with his family by his side in Morristown, TN.
A funeral service will be held Feb. 23 at 11 a.m. in Allmon-Dugger-Cotton Funeral Home with Rev. George Miller of Magna View Baptist church in Talbott, TN, officiating. Burial will follow the service at Westview Cemetery. Visitation will be Feb. 22 from 5-7 p.m. in the funeral home. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Allmon-Dugger-Cotton Funeral Home.
Larry was born Oct. 22, 1938, in Orrville. He graduated from North Canton High School and continued on to receive a bachelor's degree from Ohio Wesleyan University.
He married Lois E. Honnold (Lucas) June 28, 1967. They were married for 32 years.
Larry was a man of faith and received Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior early in his teenage years. He worked as a claims manager for Nationwide Insurance for 30 plus years. He enjoyed his small family farm in Carrollton, fishing, trips to Myrtle Beach and decorating his home with Christmas lights. He enjoyed watching his grandchildren participate in church activities, school activities and sporting events.
Larry is survived by two sons, Jim Honnold, wife, Dana, and two grandchildren, Courtney and Tyler Honnold, of Morristown, TN; and Mark Honnold and wife, Holly, of Englewood, TN; a stepson, Byron Barnes, wife, Connie, and two grandchildren, Matt and John Barnes, of Lake Forest Park, WA; a sister, Joan Blubaugh of Louisville; a brother, Tom Honnold and wife, Pam, of North Canton; numerous nieces and nephews; and many other loved ones and friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lois E. Honnold; and his parents, Lawrence E. Honnold and Grace L. Honnold.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to Magna View Baptist Church, PO Box 297, 1170 East Hwy 11E, Talbott, TN, 37877, Missionary Fund. The family wishes to thank Regency Retirement Village of Morristown, TN, as well as Amedisys Hospice of Morristown, TN.
Military honors will be provided by the DAV, VFW, and American Legion.