Goshen News, Goshen, IN

Obituaries

April 21, 2014

Larry C. Derr

April 27, 1948-April 19, 2014

BRISTOL — Larry C. Derr, 65, passed away Saturday at St. Vincent’s Heart Center, Indianapolis.

He was born April 27, 1948 in Elkhart, to Carl B. and Florine (Stults) Derr.

He married Margaret A. Quarandillo Aug. 9, 1969, in Elkhart. She survives along with a son, Jayme (Kayme) Derr of Goshen; two grandchildren, Brayton and Ellie Derr; and his beloved German shepherd, Sophie.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Larry graduated from Elkhart High School and served with the U.S. Army in Vietnam. He owned LCD Custom Polishing Company in Bristol for 20 years. He was a member of the American Legion in Bristol and enjoyed golfing, riding his Harley and noon lunches with his friends.

In accordance with Larry’s wishes, cremation will take place. A celebration of life gathering will be announced at a later date.

Memorials may be given to United Cancer Services of Elkhart County or to the Humane Society of Elkhart County.

Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home, Elkhart, is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to www.stemmlawsonpeterson.com.

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