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Larry Darr

April 19, 1946 — September 30, 2017


Larry W. Darr, 72, of Carlisle, died Saturday, September 30, 2017 at home surrounded by his loving family.

Born April 19, 1946 in Carlisle, he was a son of the late William and Irene (Baker) Darr.

Mr. Darr was retired, after 42 years of service, from the former Carlisle Tire & Rubber.

Larry was a U.S. Marine Corps Veteran of the Vietnam War and was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie #1299, Carlisle and was a Cub Scout Leader with Pack 185, Huntsdale.  Mr. Darr loved to attend auctions and flea markets.  He was truly the first “American Picker.”

He was preceded in death by 7 brothers:  Robert, Paul, Albert, Dale, Chester, Lee and Wayne.

Surviving are two daughters:  Jessica Glunt of Newville and Kris Hahn of Carlisle; a son:  Matthew of Carlisle; three brothers:  Carl, Stephen and David, all of Carlisle; three sisters:  Jean King and Betty Crain, both of Carlisle and Mary Kirkpatrick of Mechanicsburg;  eight grandchildren:  Cori, Cody, Casi, Sydney, Gabe, Shea, Bridgett and Tyler; and three great grandchildren:  Avehanna, Braxton and Hazel.

Viewing will be at the Ronan Funeral Home, 255 York Road, Carlisle on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 from 7-9 P.M.  Services will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Ronan Funeral Home, 255 York Road, Carlisle, Pa 17013 or to Homeland Hospice, 2300 Vartan Way Suite 270, Harrisburg, Pa 17110.

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