Vector illustration of beautiful shiny white dove flying way up in a blue skyLarry W. Clasby, Sr., 69, of Marion passed away on March 3, 2016 at Marion General Hospital following an extended illness.  He was born in Little Gap, Virginia on May 29, 1946 to Ray and Ora Clasby.

A nearly life-long resident of Grant County, Larry had a rewarding career as an electrician.  He spent many hours rooting for Dale Jarrett, relaxing in front of the television watching golf and cheering-on the Indianapolis Colts.  He was an excellent pool player who loved to go fishing.

Larry is survived by his Son, Larry Clasby, Jr of Marion; one daughter, Lisa (John) Suddarth of Fort Wayne, and one brother, Eddie CLasby of Colorado Springs, CO.  Two grandchildren, Cody Clasby and Holly Clasby, also survive as do several loving nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

He is preceded in death by his beloved wife of ten years, Shirley (Zook) Clasby; his parents; one son, Bryan Clasby; one sister, Reba (Clasby) Shepherd and three brothers, Sam Clasby, Tommy Clasby and Ed “Buddy” Clasby.

Private family services will be conducted at a later date.