Reverend Larry "Crazy Larry" Lee Villars Sr., 63, of Duluth, formerly from Akron, OH, passed away Monday, April 7, 2014 at St. Eligius Health Care Center in Duluth.
Larry was born in Ravenna, OH, April 26, 1950 to Donald J.H. Villars Sr. and Mildred V. Ward. He grew up in Akron, OH and was the fourth of seven children.
Larry worked a number of jobs including managing a noodle factory in Montana. He was a jack of all trades. What he didn't know, he learned.
Larry was preceded in death by both grandparents; his father, Donald; and sister-in-law, Joni Woodward.
Larry will be dearly missed by his wife, Patti; mother, Mildred; children, Larry Jr., LeAnn; and step-children, Serena and Michael Brown; siblings, Joan Burnside, Sandy Hosier, Donald J.H. Villars Jr., Pamela Henderson, Danny Villars; and Debbie Villars; mother-in-law, E. Darlene Brown; sister-in-laws, Vicki Boyer, Darci Watz, Kristi Brown; brother-in-law, Bill Brown; and many nieces, nephews, family and friends.
A special thanks to the staff of St. Eligius Health Care Center and St. Luke's Hospice staff for the care and concern shown to Larry and family.
Visitation: 1 p.m. until the 2 p.m. Funeral Service on Saturday, April 12 at Bell Brothers Funeral Home, 601 N 56th Ave W, in Duluth.
Arrangements under the direction of Bell Brothers Funeral Home, Duluth, MN.