Larry E. Piper, age 71, of Evansville, IN, passed away at 7:19 p.m. on Saturday, September 19, 2020, at Deaconess Midtown Hospital.
Larry was born May 7, 1949, in Greenville, KY, to Clifton Piper and Lenora (Ferguson) Piper. He graduated from North High School in 1968. He was employed with Swanson Nunn Electric as a Repairman for 29 years and then with Comaier Services as a Wheelchair Transport Driver for 10 years. Larry was a member of St. John’s United Methodist Church, where he served in various ministries including the foodbank and choir. Larry was the first to arrive at church and the last to leave. Larry also enjoyed attending the annual Lenton Breakfasts. He served as Vice President of his CHAIN Neighborhood Association for the past 12 years. Larry and his wife, Ada, had been awarded the UNOE Sparkplug Award. He also enjoyed attending monthly West Sector Citizen’s meetings and Coffee with a Cop. Larry was a former member of the Songfellows Chorus. He loved his neighborhood, church and community. Larry was a kind and caring soul and will be missed by many.
Larry is survived by his friends and caregivers, Kim Merkel and Julie Clardy; his fellow employees at Comaier Services, his church family and his beloved furbabies, Sissy and Bubby.
Larry is preceded in death by his parents and his wife of 26 years, Ada (Schaefer) Piper in 2016.
Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, September 26, 2020, at St. John’s United Methodist Church (formerly Asbury UMC), 1900 N. Fulton Ave., Evansville, with Pastor Scott Cave officiating. Burial will be in Tupman Cemetery in Evansville.
Friends may visit from 11:00 a.m. until time of service at the church.
Memorial Contributions may be made to: St. John’s United Methodist Church at 1900 N. Fulton Ave., Evansville, 47710.
Arrangements are being handled by BOONE FUNERAL HOME EAST CHAPEL – A Family Tradition Funeral Home, 5330 Washington Avenue, Evansville, IN.
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