OBITUARY

Larry J. Francis

August 1, 1955February 16, 2021
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Larry J. Francis, age 65 of Union City, Ohio passed away Tuesday February 16, 2021 peacefully at home surrounded by loved ones. Larry was born August 1, 1955 in Greenville, Ohio and the son of Carl A. Francis of Union City, Ohio and the late Anna Marie (Barton) Francis. Larry is survived by his wife of 46 years Janet (Yount) Francis, whom he married August 24, 1974. Also his children Jamie (Zach) Wisner, Chrissy (Deke) Brim, Jeremy (Krista) Francis and Tonya (Nathan) Riffell; 14 grandchildren Tyler, Daisy, Zoey, Dalton, Brianna, Abbie, Grace, Daxton, Shelby, Braden, Maia, Hunter, Easton, and Paislee. Also his siblings, Steve (Sandi) Francis, Dale (Kim) Francis, Craig (Lisa) Francis, Jason Francis, Gary (Susie) Francis, Tina (Chaz) Francis and Eddie (Matthew) Anjos as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by a sister Beverly Francis.

Larry graduated from Greenville High School in 1973. He attended St. Mary’s Catholic Church of Union City, Indiana. He was known by many for his hard work ethic. He worked alongside his father Carl up until the time of his death. He enjoyed fishing, camping, spending time with his grandkids, cutting firewood and ending his days by the wood stove in his shop with his dad. Larry will be deeply missed by his family and friends.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 AM Saturday February 20, 2021 at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church 425 West Hickory Street Union City, Indiana with Father Peter Logsdon as celebrant. The family will receive friends on Friday February 19, 2021 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio. Father Logsdon will be reciting the Rosary Friday evening at 8:00 PM in the funeral home.

Services

  • Family will receive friends

    Friday, February 19, 2021

  • Rosary Service

    Friday, February 19, 2021

  • Mass of Christian Burial

    Saturday, February 20, 2021

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Kim & Dale Francis

February 22, 2021

Larry was a Brother and Brother in law you could always count on, if We had a problem Larry would fix it. We will miss Larry until we meet again. For his Family who has been there for us also, We wish for them to remember the good times and the fact that Larry Loved them all. And that they need to all pull together because no one person can fill Larry`s Shoes. If you need us We are here for you. Love Kim and Dale

Jill Guillozet

February 19, 2021

Francis family:

I'm so sorry to hear about the passing of Larry. He was a one-of-a-kind man. I remember him being nothing but a hard worker. He will be greatly missed!

Jill Guillozet (Stocksdale)

Scott and Janice Mills

February 18, 2021

Our hearts are saddened for the recent loss of Larry. He was part of a good family. So so sorry you are all going through this very difficult time. We will keep Larry and the Francis family in our daily prayers.

Craig Francis

February 17, 2021

Larry you will always be in my heart and never forgotten, you have fun up there with Mom / Marie Barton Francis and our Extra Mother / Mary Devor and Nephew / Shawn M Francis and Sister / Beverly Francis , Love you Larry your brother Craig 🇺🇸💞

Clayton Chavez

February 17, 2021

Sending you strength and love during such a difficult time. You are all in our prayers and thoughts.

Matthew Guyette

February 17, 2021

My deepest condolences to the entire Francis family and relatives on the loss of Larry Francis. He will be missed by many. May he rest peacefully in the arms of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ and May his memory forever be blessed.

Anne Mowell

February 17, 2021

Please accept my sincere condolences and prayers to The Francis family. I am sure the memories you share with each other will help you through this difficult time.

Jeff and Pam Shoemaker

February 17, 2021

Our thoughts and prayers are with all the family. You have our deepest sympathy 🙏

terry keaser

February 17, 2021

Larry was a great guy hard worker going to be missed by many

Landon Jessee

February 17, 2021

You'll be deeply missed. 😭

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