Robert Larry Greenwood

October 25, 1935 ‒ October 10, 2020

Marion, Ohio

Robert Larry Greenwood, age 84 of Marion, passed away Saturday, October 10, 2020.

Larry was born October 25, 1935 in Essex, the son of Robert and Ruth (Huffman) Greenwood. He graduated from Richwood High School and went on to attend The Ohio State University, graduating in 1953 with his bachelor degree.

He enlisted in the United States Army, proudly serving his country and was stationed in Germany.

After his honorable discharge from the Army, Larry was united in marriage to his soulmate, Janice “Jo” Earl on September 16, 1956. They shared nearly 62 years of marriage and are now together once again.

Larry worked for Fairfield Engineering until he and Jo opened Uniglobe Towne & Country Travel which they owned and operated for over 30 years. Larry and Jo’s passion was travel, especially embarking on cruises. He also was an avid Ohio State fan, attending numerous games with Jo and their dear friends Dot and Jerry Emery. In his early years he enjoyed officiating football games. He was a member of the River Valley Lyons Club and enjoyed reading in his spare time. Above all he adored his family and beamed with pride watching his grandchildren excel in music and sports.

He is survived by his son, Randy (Kathy) Greenwood; grandchildren: Jason (Audrey) Jenkins, Brady (Laura Gannon) Greenwood and Kylee (Bob) Herberger; great grandchildren: Charlotte Jo Herberger and Slayton Brooks; sister, Mary Ann Phillips and nephews: Tim (Mary) and Brent (Kris) Phillips.

Larry is preceded in death by his beloved wife, Janice “Jo” Greenwood; his parents and daughter Tami Reiff.

Graveside services will be held Saturday, November 7, 2020 at Claridon Cemetery at 10:30AM.

If so desired, donations may be made to Kindred Hospice or Dewolfe Place of Marion.

The Snyder Funeral Home, Denzer Chapel is honored to be serving the Greenwood family; condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting

  • Randy and Kathy, I am so sorry for your loss. You have my deepest sympathy. Celebrate the wonderful life that he had but mourn the passing.

  • Randy and family.
    I am so sorry for your loss. I pray for your comfort and peace during this difficult time.
    Terri Mantey

  • Randy, Kathy and family,
    Our deepest condolences on the passing of your father/grandfather. Uncle Larry had a wonderful life and will be greatly missed.

    Brent, Kris , Brock and Kate Phillips.

  • Randy, Kathy and Family,

    Share memories, share love, laugh often.
    Begin to heal……….
    So very sorry for your loss.
    Rhonda and Adam

  • Randy, Kathy,and family,
    Grandpa Larry was one of the good guys always with a story or a big smile to pick you up when you were down, he was loved by all and will be missed by all as well. I take comfort in remembering them at Kylee’s wedding and the two of them together, laughing, teasing, flirting, smooching, and dancing! I bet they are doing all of those things right now, smiling down on all of you. I am so sorry for the loss for you but heaven has gained another beautiful soul-we love you and you are in our prayers.

  • To Larry’s Children and family, you have my deepest sympathy. Larry was a classmate of mine and we had a very good class. He will surely be missed. Prayers to all
    Johna Nibert.

  • Sending our sincere sympathy to the entire family. Larry was a Richwood High School classmate, my college roommate and a good friend. You are in our prayers and in our hearts. Sam and Ann Bumgarner

  • Randy, Kathy, and Family:

    We are sending our deepest sympathies to you. You are in our thoughts and prayers!!

    Alysse and Jerrod Ross

  • Sending my loss of our dear friend, Larry. He was a classmate of my husband, Richard “Dick Oman” at Richwood High and also at The Ohio State University. Dick died in
    July, 2020. Larry was part of our wedding 59 years ago. I will remember his laugh and the good times we had. Thank you for thinking of us during this difficult time.

    Marilyn Oman
    St. Marys, OH





  • He will be missed as had shared meals with my father Jack at Dewolfe place and my daughter and I loved doing puzzles with him and George there. He seemed like a very kind man and our thoughts and prayers go to you all.

  • With Deep Sympathy and prayers to the family and friends of Larry. Thankful for the memories we have of Larry.

  • Our deepest sympathy to all the family. We both worked with “Bob” at Fairfield and he definitely was one of the really good guys. May all your good memories bring you comfort at this difficult time.

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