2008-11-29 / Obituaries

John H. Largent

A memorial service will be held at a later date for John H. Largent, age 79, of Tampa, Florida, formerly of Thornville, who passed away Saturday, November 22, 2008 at University Hospital, Tampa, Florida, following a brave fight with lung disease. He was born March 7, 1929, in West Virginia.

John was a veteran of the United States Navy and retired from the State of Ohio Division of Safety and Hygiene.

John was a loving husband who enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and spending time at Buckeye Lake.

He will be sadly missed by his wife of 50 years, Jean M. (Ludwig) Largent; six children, John R. (Marla) Largent of Glenford, James R. (Mary) Largent of Tamarac, Fla., Jeff L. Largent of Dayton, Joseph A. (Bobbi) Largent, Jody L. (Manson) Collins and Joyce A. Bennett, all of Tampa, Fla.; twelve grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

There will be no calling hours observed.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Central Ohio Chapter, 3380 Tremont Road, Columbus, OH 43221.

Henderson-Van Atta Funeral & Cremation Service is assisting the family with arrangements.

The family asks that you visit www.hendersonvanatta.com to share a condolence or a favorite memory of John.

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