January 23, 1946 – August 8, 2017
Larry Leroy Sayres, 71 of Indianapolis, died Tuesday, August 8, 2017, at the Heritage House of Greensburg.
Larry was born in Connersville on January 23, 1946, to Marvin and Ada Conklin Sayres. He attended the Billingsville and College Corner schools. Larry entered in the U.S. Army on December 1, 1965 and was discharged on November 14, 1967. On October 1, 1966, he married Pamela Kay Dishman in Kansas. Larry worked as a maintenance man.
Larry is survived by three sons and their spouses: Jay Sayres and Heidi of Oxford, Steve Sayres and Sheila of Oxford, and Mike Sayres of Indianapolis; a daughter: Crystal Cassetty of Greencastle; a brother: Jerry Sayres of Bath; four-teen grandchildren: Jesse, Cody, Jordan, Dawna Kay, Shelby, Zachery, Ian, Lauren, Mariah, Mackenzie, Christopher, Megan, Olivia, and Blake; five great-grandchildren; and one nephew: Jason Sayres. Larry was preceded in death parents.
A public graveside service will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, August 14, 2017, at College Corner Cemetery with Military Rites conducted by American Legion Post # 122 and the VFW Post # 1472 both of Liberty. Showalter Blackwell Tilton Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information or to send condolences, go to www.ShowalterBlackwellLong.com.
- Graveside Service Monday, August 14, 2017
Lou Ann Blake
August 11, 2017
On behalf of Heritage House, please accept our deepest sympathy at the passing of Mr. Sayres.
It was a privilege to care for Larry during his brief stay at our facility. May many precious memories keep him always close to his dear family and friends. Sincerely,
August 10, 2017
I always admired Larry for his strong work ethic. Years ago, the 412 paint line was his baby!