Larry L. Fawcett, 75

Larry L. Fawcett, 75, North Manchester, passed away at 4:44 p.m. on March 11, 2016, at Timbercrest Healthcare Center, North Manchester.

Larry was born to Paul and Nila (Burgess) Fawcett on Dec. 10, 1940, in Huntington. He graduated form South Whitley High School in 1959 and then went on to attend Manchester College.

Larry worked for Invensys Controls for 45 years, retiring in 2006. He also was employed with the North Manchester Dairy Queen for 20-plus years and a member of the Zion Lutheran Church in North Manchester.

On July 18, 1964, Larry married Karen S. Secor, she survives.

Larry is also survived by his three daughters, Terri Cook, Fort Wayne, Cheryl Fawcett, North Manchester, and Deanna (Craig) Wampler, North Manchester; three grandchildren, Kerra Cook, Halie Wampler, and Abbie Wampler; a brother, Bob (Karen) Fawcett, North Manchester; one sister, Paula (Frank) Mossburger, Tucson, Ariz.; and one sister-in-law Patricia Fawcett, South Whitley.

He was  proceeded in death by a brother, Alan Fawcett.

Family and friends may call Wednesday, March 16, 2016, from 2-4 p.m.  and 6- 8 p.m. at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 West, North Manchester. Services will be Thursday, March 17, 2016 at 11 a.m. at the mortuary. Pastor J.P. Freeman will officiate. Burial will be held at Oaklawn Cemetery at a later date.

For those who wish to honor the memory of Larry Fawcett, memorial contributions may be made to Timbercrest Retirement Community, P.O. Box 501, North Manchester, IN 46962.

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Posted on 2016 Mar 15