Services for Larry Eugene Rall will be held at 11:00am Monday, March 19, 2018 at Price - McElroy Funeral Home in Kenton with Rev. Dr. Randall J Forester officiating. Burial will follow in Grove Cemetery. Friends may call from 1:00pm - 5:00pm on Sunday, March 18, 2018.
Larry passed away on Thursday March 15, 2018 at 8:25AM in Marion General Hospital. He was born in Hardin Co. on August 25, 1941 to the late Joseph Ralph Sr. and Arlene Helen (Breidenbach) Rall. On August 10, 1963 he married Janice Kay Long in the St. Johns Evangelical Church and she survives in Kenton.
Also surviving are sons Parry Joseph (Kasey), Vaughn Ryan (Susan), daughter Jalene Lynry (Neal R Jr.) Duffman; grandchildren Tyler Joseph (Hailea) Rall, Isabelle Rose (Eddy) Scott, Jonathon Dillon Rall, Grace Katherine Rall; sister Karen Black, 3 nieces and 2 nephews.
He was preceded in death by grandson Neal Richard Duffman III on July 1, 2015 and brother Joseph LaVern Rall Jr.
Larry was a 1960 graduate Kenton High School and spent a lifetime in dairy and grain production.
He currently was a member of St. Johns Evangelical Church, Director-member of the Hardin County Dairy service unit, Kenton Wildcat Athletic Boosters, Kenton Moose Lodge 428, Hardin County Agricultural Society and a lifetime member of the Purebred Dairy Cattle Association.
He had previous memberships in the National and State Ayrshire and Brown Swiss Associations, as Ralls Cloverleaf Lane. He exhibited in County, State and National registered dairy cattle breed shows and participated in National and State registered dairy cattle breed sales.
In 1986 he received the Kenton FFA chapter Honorary Degree. In the past he was a 7th degree member of Goshen Grange, a member of the Kenton Elks Lodge #157, Kenton Jaycees, King Pin Bowling League, Moorman's Liam and Hardin County Restorers and Collectors.
He loved to attend and observe his children and grandchildren's extracurricular activities and travel to Springboro Ohio to see the musical performances at La Comedia Dinner Theatre. He enjoyed Kenton Wildcat football, OSU football and basketball and watching cable T.V.
He will be well remembered by family and friends, the comradery of card playing, attending auctions and riding and napping on his scooter at he Hardin County Fair.
The family request memorial contributions be made to the Duffman-RCL Rall Memorial Scholarship Fund c/o The Hardin County Dairy Service Unit. Molly Wagner, Treasurer 10759 CR 175 Kenton, Ohio 43326
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