Larry Eugene Tooke, age 71, of Evansville IN, passed away at 2:44 a.m. on Sunday, May 13, 2018, at Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital in Indianapolis.
Larry was born August 10, 1946, in Evansville, IN to the late Orbie A. and Wilma (Hollis) Tooke. He graduated from Central High School in 1964 and went on to work for Reis Tire and later at Zellers Master Tire for over 20 years. Larry enjoyed history, reading, and music, and enjoyed spending time with his cat, Abby, and service dog, Violet. He especially loved his granddaughters and great-grandchildren.
He is survived by his daughters, Michelle Tooke of Evansville, IN and Laura Nodine (Jim) of Evansville, IN; sister, Rose Mary Allen of Newburgh, IN; brother, Ken Tooke (Pat) of Indianapolis, IN; granddaughters, Sydney Toney, Waylyn Marshall, and Megan Nodine; great-grandchildren, Michael, Brayden “Brandon”, Benjamin, and Piper; and many nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Virginia “Marlene” Slater and Gloria Inez Alvers; and brother, Orbie “Bud” Tooke.
Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, May 19, 2018 at Boone Funeral Home East Chapel – A Family Tradition Funeral Home, 5330 Washington Avenue with Pastor Steve Clayton officiating. Burial will be in Private.
Friends may visit from 11:00 a.m. service time, Saturday, May 19, 2018 at Boone Funeral Home East Chapel.
Condolences may be made to the family online at boonefuneralhome.net