Larry G. Small, 71

MAY 17, 1941-APRIL 1, 2013

April 02, 2013

Larry Gene Small, 71, of Hagerstown, Md., died Monday, April 1, 2013, at his home.

Born May 17, 1941, in Hanover, Pa., he was the son of the late Robert Harner and Margaret Eleanor Criswell Small.

He was employed with M. P. Moller for 28 years, then with Food Lion in Smithsburg until retirement.

He was a member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church and volunteered with the Food Bank. 

In his younger years, he enjoyed playing in the Slowpitch Softball League.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Jeanne Lawrence Small; a daughter, Donna M. Rishell and husband, Daniel, of Smithsburg, Md.; a brother, Robert Small and wife, Gloria, of Hanover; two granddaughters, Maggie and Carrie Rishell; a grandson, Steven Rishell; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a son, Larry Small; two sisters, Ruth Watkins and Eleanor Yingling; and a brother, Harold Small.

Funeral service will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. Stanley Steele and the Rev. Stephanie Steele will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour before the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Larry E. Small Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o HCC, 751 Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown, MD 21742.

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