Larry P. Johns, 73, died at 3:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6, at LaPorte Hospital after a sudden illness.
He was born Jan. 31, 1944, in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, to Ray and Mary (Bowser) Johns.
Larry enjoyed visiting with people, writing, playing cards and watching college football. He lived in Cowansville, Pennsylvania, before moving to Plymouth to work at Mansion Homes. He later moved to Nappanee and had worked at Liberty Homes in Syracuse, Fairmont Homes, Holly Park in Shipshewana, Tiara Motor Coach and then purchased Travel Lite in New Paris.
Mr. Johns is survived by his wife, Linda; children, Larry Paul (Anne) Johns Jr., Cincinnati, Ohio, Teresa (Mark) Eads, Plymouth, Dustin (Lindsey) Johns, Goshen, Keith (Tara) Troyer, Nappanee, and Tami Vance; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and brothers, Casey (Judy) Johns, Cowansville, Pennsylvania, and Danny (Joann) Johns, Fenelton, Pennsylvania.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a grandson.
A celebration of life service will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, at Dal-Mar Banquet Hall, 159 E. Lincoln St., Nappanee.
Arrangements are with Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee.
Published on September 7, 2017