Larry Foreman

May 03, 1952 ‒ April 05, 2011

Galena, Ohio

Larry L. Foreman, age 58 of Galena passed away Tuesday, April 5, 2011 after a brief illness.

He was born on May 3, 1952 in Columbus to the late Daniel and Betty (Bixler) Foreman.

Those left to cherish his memory include his beloved wife of 18 years: Nancy (Mitchell), precious daughters: Kalli “Kage” and Julie “Tater”, brother: Wayne (Paula) Foreman of Washington, lifelong friend, whom he considered his brother: Harold Downing, many nieces and nephews and large extended Mitchell family. He was preceded in death by grandmother, Edna (Reed) Bixler and a brother Richard Foreman.

Larry graduated from West High School in 1970. He retired in 2006 after working 29 years at General Motors (19 years at the Delphi Plant in Columbus and 10 years at the Stamping Plant in Ontario). Following retirement, he worked for Big Walnut Schools as a teacher’s aide in the transportation department.

In 1967, Larry was a proud member of the Marion Cadet Drum and Bugle Corp. His love of animals led him to breed and show Afghan dogs and volunteer with the Humane Society of Delaware County. He enjoyed sharing his love of animals with his daughters. He was also a ham radio operator holding a General license. He had a great love of music and enjoyed playing his guitars.

A man of deep faith and compassion, he was an active member of the St. John Neumann Parish. He was a Third Degree Knight with Columbus Council #1445.

He would want to be remembered for his love of family whom he treasured, his devotion to God, and that he made a difference in this world especially in the life of a child.

Friends may call 5-8 p.m. Friday with a Prayer Service at 7:30 at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, SR’s 3 and 61, Sunbury. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday at St. John Neumann Church, 9633 E. SR 37, Sunbury, 43074 with Rev. David Sizemore Celebrant. Burial will follow in Sunbury Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers his family requests memorial contributions to the Larry Foreman Memorial Fund, c/o P.O. Box 238, Sunbury, OH 43074, which will be used for his daughter’s education.

Private condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com