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Larry Favorite

April 4, 1938 — October 27, 2017

Inurnment: Raker Cemetery

Larry Favorite, age 79, of Lake Hamilton, Florida, and formerly of Delta, passed away on October 27, 2017, at Haines City Healthcare Center in Haines City, Florida. He was born on April 4, 1938, to Omer and Regina (Wales) Favorite. He married Connie Dellenbach on April 30, 1960, and she survives.

Larry worked at The Delta Atlas for 48 years, after he had polio at age 11 and was paralyzed. After retirement, they moved to Florida. He also worked with the Boy Scouts while his sons were in scouting. He earned the Silver Beaver award and his Vigil as an adult leader with the Order of the Arrow.

Larry was a member of the United Methodist Church in Delta, and Dundee, Florida, and was also a member of the Delta Izaak Walton League.

Also surviving are his sons, Lyle (Anne) and Alan (Sheila) Favorite, of Delta; daughter Kathy (Gary) Spiess, of LaFollette, Tennessee; grandchildren, Jeremy Peavley of LaFollette, Tennessee, Zachary and Lauren Favorite, Joshua Favorite, of Wauseon, and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded by his parents, sisters, Alice, Joan, and Ruth, and brothers, Howard and Jerry.

Memorial services are being held in Florida and Ohio with the local services planned for November 18, 2017, at 10:00 A.M. at the Delta United Methodist Church. His ashes will be buried at Raker Cemetery, in Delta. Memorials may be directed to the family.

Arrangements by Grisier~Weigel Funeral Home in Delta (419.822.3121).

Online expressions of sympathy may be made at

Residence: Delta, Ohio

Memorial Service: Saturday, November 18th at 10:00 am at the Delta United Methodist Church, 101 Northwood Dr., Delta, OH 43515

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