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Larry E. Ringo

March 11, 1941 - March 01, 2013

Larry E. Ringo

Larry E. Ringo, 71, of Brazil, passed away March 1, 2013, at Regional Hospital, following a brief illness.

He was born in Clay County, March 11, 1941, the son of Karl and Virginia (Julbert) Ringo. Larry graduated from Staunton High School with the class of 1959. Following high school he attended Indiana Business College. Larry retired from Cinergy, formerly Public Service of Indiana, in May of 1996. After retirement he worked part time jobs where he enjoyed visiting with others. Among his many jobs were Samís Club, Eddies Sandwich Shop, French Funeral Home, and Maurizioís Pizza. Along with his wife Donna they owned and operated Party Rentals and Catering.

Larry enjoyed gardening, going to auctions and spending time with friends and family.

He was preceded in death by his wife Donna Ringo, February 13, 2013; his parents Karl and Virginia Ringo; brother Ernie Ringo, father-in-law Glenn Kumpf and brother-in-law James Kumpf.

He is survived by two sons: Kevin Ringo and wife Deb and Jim Ringo and wife Jenny; grandchildren: Connor, Leslie, Trevor, Madelyn and Emily Ringo; step-grandchildren Stephanie, Robert and Courtney Plummer; his mother-in-law Helen Kumpf; his sister-in-law Carol Eder (John); sister Kay Ann Deverick; as well as several nieces, nephews and extended family members. He will also be missed by his beloved Shi Tzu Sammy.

Funeral Information

Visitation will be at French Funeral Home, Tuesday March 5, 2013 from 11:00am until 2:00pm. Services will follow at the funeral home Tuesday at 2:00pm with Pastor Steve Moore officiating. Private burial services will be held at Summit Lawn Cemetery.

Donations Information

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the YMCA of Clay County 225 East Kruzan St. Brazil, IN 47834.

Larry E. Ringo


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