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Larry Fuson

March 18, 1955 — January 20, 2023


Larry Lee Fuson, 67, of Rockford, Ohio passed away unexpectedly on Friday, January 20, 2023 at Mercer Health in Coldwater. He was born on March 18, 1955, in Celina, Ohio, son of Charles Fuson and Norma (Luginbill) Fuson of Celina.

In 1977 he married the former Karen Lacy. Together, they shared years of memories.

Larry was a self employed auto body mechanic. He was self taught and was well known locally for his talent with auto body repairs, specializing in restorations. Larry loved watching Nascar and had a passion for fishing, especially Bass fishing at Laurel River Lake in Kentucky. Larry had a strong belief in the Baptist faith. He was very much a family man, loving all of his family with all of his heart.

In addition to his parents, Charles and Norma, and his wife, Karen, Larry is survived by a son, Mike (Laken Wafford) Fuson of Celina; a step-son, Jimmy Weitz of Ohio City; two brothers, Darrell (Terri) Fuson of Celina, and Randy (Deb) Fuson of Elida; two sisters, Charlene (Gary) Gibson of St. Mary's, and Cheryl (Johnnie) Lacey of Rockford; and four grandchildren, Dalton Fuson, Dakota Fuson, Daylen Fuson, and Daine Valdez.

Services will be held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday January 25, 2023, at Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home 111 W. First Street Rockford, OH 45882 with Pastor Jack Burns officiating. Interment will follow in Riverside Cemetery, 3750 US-33 Rockford, OH 45882.

Family and friends will be received prior to the funeral service, from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM on January 25, 2023 at Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home 111 W. First Street Rockford, OH 45882.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Larry's wife, Karen, to help defray the cost of funeral services.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home, 111 W. First Street, Rockford, OH 45882.
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