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Charles J. ‘Chuck’ Larson

Charles J. “Chuck” Larson, 56, of Kenton, died at 8:09 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, at Hardin Memorial Hospital.

He was born in Bellefontaine on July 31, 1956, to his beloved father LeVerne James Larson and mother Ruth Price Larson, both of whom preceded him in death, along with his stepmother, Patricia Ledley Larson and wonderful stepfather, William Harry Hall.

On July 7, 1975, he married Cindy L. Getz and she survives in Kenton, along with daughters, Carrie (Rodney) Chamberlain of Silver Hill, Ala., Chasticy Larson of Kenton and Catrisha (Josh Leichner) Larson of Dunkirk. He was the guardian and special parent to Kendra and Sabrina Chamberlain. Also surviving are five grandchildren, Brandon Taylor, Kyle Chamberlain, Delsin Larson, Hannah Leichner and Aries Couts; a special nephew, Braydin Larson; eight sisters, Barb (Ron Cummins) King of Indian Lake, Lonnie (John) Ferguson of Rushsylvania, Sharon Richardson of Ridgeway, Malea (Randy) Ison of Beaver, Terrie (Mike) Tusinger of Midland, Texas, Tina (Steve) Miller of Zanesfield, Harriet (Robert) Strawn of Belle Center and Leanne Larson of Kenton; three brothers, Danny (Connie) Hall of Madisonville, Tenn., Charles (Brenda) Ledley of Ridgeway and David (Angie) Hall of Bellefontaine; loving mother-in-law, Margaret Getz of Kenton; 29 nieces and nephews; and 35 great- nieces and nephews. He will be sadly missed by his sister- and brother-in-law.

He also was preceded in death by sisters, Patti Ozment and Carol Ledley Douglas; niece, Kelly Douglas; nephew, Gregory Douglas; brother-in-law, Steve Richardson; niece, Tracy Richardson; his beloved brother, Vaughn (Joyce) Larson; and his father-in-law, Max Getz Sr.

A 1975 graduate of Ridgemont High School and a U.S. Navy veteran, he worked at International Paper for 33 years.

He loved country music, flea markets, fishing and his truck.

Lloyd Ferguson officiates a celebration of life service at 4 p.m. Sunday at Price Funeral Home, Kenton, where visitation begins at 1 p.m.

Memorials may be made to his grandchildren.

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