Robert Larry Greenwood
October 25, 1935 ‒ October 10, 2020
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 www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com