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Lawrence E. Reep
Lawrence E. ReepFlagLawrence E. Reep 82 of Marion, formerly of Richwood and Willowick died early Sunday morning December 14, 2014 at his home at the Primrose Community in Marion.

He was born July 2, 1932 in Warren to the late Kenneth and Edna (Wyndham) Reep; he was also predeceased by two brothers: Kenneth and Nelson Reep

Larry was a retired Finance Manager with Avco Financial Services where he worked for over 40 yrs.; he loved camping, and fishing trips with friends and especially the Pennsylvania fishing trips with Michael and Tony. His grandchildren were his greatest joy; he loved watching them play sports or perform. He and Nancy could always be found at their events.
He also loved to play pinochle. He was a baseball umpire for over 30 years and even umpired a Cleveland Indians old timer’s game. He was also a high school basketball referee for 25 years. Larry was a veteran of the Air Force, a member of the Richwood Church of Christ and the Mt. Carmel #303 F&AM in Richwood.

On April 19, 1958 in Warren, he married the former Nancy J. (Neal) and she survives, also surviving are their children: Cindy (Tony) Blair of Richwood and Michael (Mark Zody) Reep of North Ridgeville, three grandchildren: Jamie, Jessica and Joseph Blair and one sister in law: Beryl Reep of Bristolville

Funeral  Services will be held Thursday December 18, 2014 at 1:00 pm at the Stofcheck-Ballinger Funeral Home in Richwood with Pastor Todd  Nordquist officiating,  followed by Veteran services conducted by the Richwood Area Veterans, , friends may call Wednesday at the funeral home in Richwood from 5-7 pm, where there will be a Masonic Service at 7:00 pm . Inurnment will be in the Western Reserve Memorial Gardens at a later date.

Memorial gifts may be given to the Marion General Hospital Hospice at 278 Barks Rd. Marion, Ohio 43302

Remembrances and condolences may be expressed at www.stofcheck-ballinger.com

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#1 from: John Crabbe
Ocala Florida
Mon, Dec 15, 2014 at 6:30 PM

Nancy, Ruth and I send our condolences to you and your family. I always enjoyed the time spent with Larry at our masonic meetings and events and will miss that friendship we shared. Unfortunately we are in Florida and I will be unable to attend Larry's funeral services. Our prayers are with you.  John and Ruth Crabbe

#2 from: Brian Moser
Kittanning, PA
Mon, Dec 15, 2014 at 10:48 PM

It was an honor and privilege to be in Lodge with Larry. He was a joy to know and truly encouraged me in my journey in Freemasonry. God bless you.

#3 from: Jeanne Wohlgamuth
Tue, Dec 16, 2014 at 10:21 AM


The artistic and office staff, singers and families of the Columbus Children's Choir are saddened by the news of the passing of your grandfather.  Our collective hearts are heavy with sympathy and our thoughts are with you and your family during these difficult times.

#4 from: Suzanne Patterson
Richwood, Ohio
Tue, Dec 16, 2014 at 11:57 AM

Dearest Nancy, when there are no words... know that the silences are carrying the thoughts and  prayers of those who love you.
Blessings to you and your family, Suzanne

#5 from: Barb Eastman
N. Ft. Myers
Tue, Dec 16, 2014 at 5:16 PM

So sorry to hear of the passing of your dad and grandfather.

#6 from: Joyce Dirrman
Mentor, OH
Tue, Dec 16, 2014 at 9:17 PM

Dearest Nancy, Cindy & Michael & Families:

My deepest sympathy to all of you...I shall remember all the good times shared with all of you for many, many years as neighbors and fellow Church members.  If there is any way in which I may be of service, do not hesitate to call upon me.  I wish I could be there to console you but  certain physical limitations prevail at the moment, however, I will be there in spirit and in prayer with you all. W/Love, In Christ, Joyce

#7 from: Ken and Pauline Rittenhouse
Wed, Dec 17, 2014 at 9:05 AM

Nancy and Family,
 You have our deepest sympathy. Larry was a good friend and he always made you laugh.He will be missed.
 Ken and Pauline

#8 from: Doug Tracey Wilcox
Wed, Dec 17, 2014 at 3:40 PM

Sorry to hear about Larry.I sure have good memories of your whole family going sled riding going back to your house to have snacks.I know you will miss him.Praying for you all.Love Tracey

#9 from: Doris Thompson
Mentor, OH
Thu, Dec 18, 2014 at 12:45 AM

Nancy, my deepest sympathy to you and your family on Larry's passing.  I have many fond memories of him and the g'children at FCC.  May our Lord comfort you at this difficult time.

#10 from: Bill Sopchak
Painesville, Ohio
Thu, Dec 18, 2014 at 11:59 AM

Due to unforeseen situation yesterday Sopchak and  Eckert were sadly unable to attend,  A Memorial Gift has been sent.   Our deepest sympathy.   Bill Sopchak....Howard Eckert

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