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Larry Prine Jr.

Larry Dean Prine Jr., 58, Howe, died Sunday, May 18, 2014 at his residence.

    He was born November 19, 1955, in Lima, Ohio, to Larry Dean Sr. and Betty (Carls) Prine.

    Moving from Fairborn, OH to LaGrange County in 1992, he was a heavy equipment operator for Omni Source in Sturgis, Mich.

    He was married September 27, 1986 in Enon, Ohio, to Sharan K. Lawson.  She survives.

    Also surviving are two daughters and sons-in-law, Melissa and David Moran, Howe, and Jennifer and David Witham, Howe; three sons and their companions, Larry D. Prine III and Kelly Lopez, Lima, Ohio, Travis Truesdale and Déca Hummel, Howe, and Kyle Adamson and Amanda Mills, Fairborn, Ohio; his mother, Betty Moser, Findley, Ohio; his stepmother, Mary E. Prine, Tulsa, Okla.; 18 grandchildren; two sisters, Ginny Bailey, Findley, Ohio, and Patricia Prine, Tulsa, Okla.; and three brothers, Dennis Prine, Lima, Ohio, Eddie Prine, Tulsa, Okla., and Rodney Prine, Lima, Ohio.

    He was preceded in death by his father, Larry D. Prine Sr., his stepfather, Ron Moser, and two brothers, Jay A. Strunk and Ralph Prine.

    Visitation is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 21, at Frurip-May Funeral Home in LaGrange.

    Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, May 22, at Frurip-May Funeral Home in LaGrange with Reverend Kenneth Weaver officiating. 

    Burial will be in Ontario Cemetery, rural Howe.

    Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society.

    Online condolences may be sent at www.fruripmayfuneral

    Frurip-May Funeral Home in LaGrange is in charge of arrangements.