OBITUARY

Virgil Rex Larkey

June 25, 1933December 9, 2018
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Virgil “Rex” Larkey, 85 of Roanoke passed away at 8:45 pm on Sunday, December 9, 2018 at Canterbury Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. Virgil served his country in the United States Air Force. He worked at Transport Motors in Fort Wayne for 24 years before becoming a private contractor. He was a reserve for the Huntington County Sheriff Department. Virgil was a past commander at the American Legion Post 160 of Roanoke. He collected military memorabilia and enjoyed gardening and being outdoors.

Virgil was born on June 25, 1933 in Shelbyville, IN, the son of John and Lucille (Scutter) Larkey.

He was united in marriage to Mary Deemer on June 8, 1957 in Jonesburough, IN. His wife survives.

Additional survivors include a daughter: Tami (Leon) Hurlburt of Huntington; a son: Mike (Kelly) Larkey of Roanoke; four brothers: Jerry Larkey of Roanoke; John (Pam) Larkey of Whitley County; Dan (Jean) Larkey of Warren; Randy (Debbie) Larkey of Roanoke; a sister: Barbara (Bob) Covey of Huntington; four grandchildren: Jacob (Jessica) Hurlburt of Huntington; Alyssa (Daniel) Scher of Huntington; Mikayla Larkey of Ft. Wayne; Wyatt Larkey of Indianapolis and a great grandson: Jax Scher of Huntington.

He was preceded in death by a son: Mark Larkey, five brothers: Bill, Jack, Dick, Larry, Tommy Larkey and two sisters: Claire Teusch and Jane Smith.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, December 15, 2018 from 2:00pm – 6:00pm at the Myers Funeral Home Huntington Chapel, 2901 Guilford Street, Huntington, Indiana.

Funeral service will be held on Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 2:00 pm at the Myers Funeral Home Huntington Chapel with Pastor Chris Hayden officiating.

Interment will be at the Lancaster Cemetery.

Memorial donations can be made out to Lewy Body Dementia Association in care of Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford Street, Huntington, IN 46750.

  • FAMILY

  • Mary Larkey, Wife
  • Tami Hurlburt, Daughter
  • Mike Larkey, Son
  • Jerry Larkey, Brother
  • John Larkey, Brother
  • Dan Larkey, Brother
  • Randy Larkey, Brother
  • Barbara Covey, Sister
  • John Larkey, Father
  • Lucille Larkey, Mother
  • Mark Larkey, Son
  • Bill Larkey, Brother
  • Jack Larkey, Brother
  • Dick Larkey, Brother
  • Larry Larkey, Brother
  • Tommy Larkey, Brother
  • Claire Teusch, Sister
  • Jane Smith, Sister
  • Four grandchildren: Jacob (Jessica) Hurlburt, Alyssa (Daniel) Scher, Mikayla Larkey, Wyatt Larkey and a great grandson: Jax Scher.
  • DONATIONS

  • Lewy Body Dementia Association

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, December 15, 2018
  • Funeral Service Sunday, December 16, 2018
REMEMBERING

Virgil Rex Larkey

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C reed Wells

December 13, 2018

We want to express our deepest sympathy at the passing of Rex. Many prayers for Mary and family. Sincerely, Creed and Norma Wells and family.

RichardL, (Dick) Larkey

December 13, 2018

He stayed with us one summer in the 1950`s & I will always remember what a nice young man he was & that He continued to be a nice person His whole life. Sincerely, Dick Larkey, Fairland ,Indiana

Terry Scher

December 11, 2018

To the family of Rex Larkey our thoughts and prayers are with you. Terry and Sue

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