Harley B. Larch, Sr.
Age 77, of Massillon, passed away Sun., Dec. 27, 2020, peacefully surrounded by his family. He was born May 6, 1943 in Clendenin, WV, a son of the late Okey and Effie (Reynolds) Larch, and had been a resident of the Canton area since 1965. Harley retired in 1999 from Republic Engineered Technologies where he was a Foreman. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening and tending to his honey bees. Harley honorably served his country in the U. S. Marine Corps from 1960-66 and during the Cuban Missile Crisis. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother and sister, Clifford Larch and Blanche Spradling. Harley is survived by his wife, Josephine M. Larch, with whom he celebrated their 55th Wedding Anniversary on Sept. 21st, three children, Melinda (David) Ohler, Shirley Larch, and Harley (Carla) Larch, Jr.; three grandchildren, Brittany, Kayla, and Aleah, four great-grandchildren, five sisters and two brothers, Margaret Snodgrass, Brenda (Donald) Mason, Sharon (Ray) Hess, Rosalie (Mike) Fields, Becky (David) Townsend, Okey “Junior” Larch, Jr., Ray Larch and two special loved ones, Sherry and Dave Turley. A Memorial Service will be held Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021 at 8 p.m. in the Formet-Clevenger & Gordon Funeral Home with Rev. Deana Reed officiating. Friends may call Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021 from 6-8 p.m. before the service. The family would like to thank the Aultman Hospital Staff for the great care and love they gave to Harley. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the funeral home to help defray expenses. Social distancing and facial covering are required. Condolences may be made to: www.gordonfuneralhomes.com
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