Larry Roger Greenlee went home to be with Jesus Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at the age of 74, in his home surrounded by people that love him.
Larry was born December 20, 1946 in Lorain, Ohio, son to the late Fred and Winifred Greenlee. Larry was a member of Deer Creek Free Will Baptist Church, and he came to know Jesus. He was a Veteran of the United States Air Force, and his memberships include GWRRA Chapter C-2, French City Wings, Gallipolis, Ohio and GWRRA Chapter D, Freedom Riders, Ravenswood, West Virginia; UMWA, in which he retired working as a coal miner. Throughout his life, he also worked as a mill right, autobody repairman, labor in different factories and in Master Mix Feed Mill, helping his father on the family farm as a child and he will be remembered as the hardworking, loving provider for his family.
Larry enjoyed riding his motorcycle in the Smoky Mountains with his friend, “Grip” Kemper; watching OSU Football games and NASCAR Races; spending time with his loved ones, playing with Kenzie and Isaac and making woodcrafts. He was always willing to lend a helping hand and had a heart of gold. Larry is greatly loved and will be greatly missed.
Those left behind to cherish his memory are his wife, Julie Stapleton Greenlee, Vinton, Ohio; children: Steve (Molly) Greenlee and Cindy (Chris) Maynard, both of Bidwell, Ohio; grandchildren: Morgan (Bailey) Rhodes, Dylan Greenlee, Katie and Kristen Maynard; brother, Ron (Pat) Greenlee, Mt. Sterling, Ohio; nieces and nephews: Shay Hune, Noell Greenlee, Matthew Greenlee, Nathan Greenlee, Lily Greenlee, Steven and Kristen Stapleton, Annabell and Sam Clagg and little Makenzie “Kenzie” and Isaac Stapleton. Also surviving are former wife, Shirley Greenlee and dear friend, Kenny Davis.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by infant sister, Shirley Greenlee and his longtime friend and riding buddy, Harold “Grip” Kemper.
Larry’s Family would like to express their heartfelt thank you to Dr. Marazon at Holzer Medical Center, Holzer Hospice, OSU Hospitals and the James Cancer Center for their outstanding care that was given to Larry. Special thanks to Danny Stapleton, Martha Clagg, Joe Stapleton, Susan Tice-Alicke and Paul and Vicky Davis for all the help, love and support that you gave.
Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 AM Monday, October 18, 2021 in Deer Creek Free Will Baptist Church, Sailor Road, Vinton, Ohio with Rev. Phil Taylor officiating. Burial will follow in Vinton Memorial Park. Friends and family may call at the McCoy-Moore Funeral Home, Vinton Chapel, Sunday 3:00-5:00 PM.
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