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Lawrence Eugene 'Larry' Coon Jr. April 8, 1955 - Nov. 5, 2018

Lawrence Eugene “Larry” Coon, Jr., 63, of Wabash, Indiana, died at 3:35 a.m., Monday, Nov. 5, 2018 at Miller’s Merry Manor West in Wabash. He was born April 8, 1955 in Wabash, to Lawrence Eugene Coon Sr. and Margaret “Peg” (Rice) Carter. He was raised by his mother and father, Max and Peg Carter.

Larry was a 1973 graduate of Wabash High School. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1975-1991. He worked as a weighmaster at Real Alloys (formerly Wabash Alloys) and Securitas in Fort Wayne. Larry was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church in Wabash. He enjoyed all sports and reading. He was an avid Chicago Cubs, Indiana University, Indianapolis Colts, and Notre Dame University football fan. Larry lived at Millers Merry Manor West the past five months, coming from Miami Street, where he had lived several years.

He is survived by his son, Greg Coon of Winter Haven, Florida; mother, Peg Carter of Wabash; siblings, Gary (Patricia Pierce) Carter of Glasgow, Kentucky, Mark (Julie) Coon, Cindy (Barry) Booth, Carol Carter, and Lynn (Darrell) Thompson, all of Wabash. He was preceded in death by his father, Max Carter.

Funeral services 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with Father Levi Nkwocha officiating. Burial will be in Marion National Cemetery, Marion. Friends may call 9-11 a.m. Friday, at the funeral home.

The memorial guest book for Larry may be signed at www.grandstaff-hentgen.com.