Larry “Delbert” Compton

November 12, 1942 ‒ January 29, 2002

Sunbury, Ohio

Larry “Delbert” Compton, age 59 of Pataskala died Tuesday January 29, 2002 at Manatee Memorial Hospital, Bradenton, FL.

He was born on Nov. 12, 1942 in Sunbury to the late Joseph and Lecta Marie Smith Compton. Graduate of Big Walnut High School Class of 1961, moved to Pataskala 20 years ago from the Sunbury area. Terminal Manager for 35 years with Matlack, Columbus.

Member of Hossana Lutheran Church, Pataskala, enjoyed trap shooting, hunting, drag racing and the outdoors.

Survived by his wife: Donna (Eickleberry), whom he married April 12, 1970 in Granville, Sons: Jeffrey “Todd” & Michele Compton of Dublin, Timothy Compton & fiancé: Brittany Torchia of Pataskala, Daughters: Jami & David Nininger of Centerburg, and twins: Cathi & Cari Compton of Pataskala, 4 Grandchildren: Danielle, Haley, Austin, Alaina, Brother: Glenn & Becky Hayes of Sunbury, Sisters: Mary & Robert Grant of Bradenton, FL, Betty & Park Mayhew of Sunbury, Lenora & Lester Seville of Newark, Jeanette & Douglas Hall of Pataskala, nieces and nephews.

Friends may call Sunday 2-6 p.m. at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, SR’s 3 at 61, Sunbury, where funeral services will be held Monday 10:00 a.m., Pastor Wayne Zavotka officiating. Interment Sunbury Memorial Park.

Memorial Contributions: American Heart Assoc., P.O. Box 182039, Columbus, OH 43218.