2009-02-21 / Obituaries

Lawrence "Larry" Keating

A funeral service for Lawrence "Larry" Keating, 61 of Hebron was held Saturday February 14, 2009, in the Newark Chapel of Vensil-Orr & Chute Funeral Home with Bishop T.L. Kirk and Pastor James L. Kirk officiating. Burial was in Poplar Forks Cemetery.

Mr. Keating died Tuesday, February 10, 2009, at his residence. He was born December 28, 1947, to the late Lawrence and Wanda (Hackworth) Keating, Sr.

Mr. Keating retired in 2006 as a scheduler at Boeing Corp. with 10 years service. He also had been employed 28 years at the Newark Air Force Base. He was involved at the Christian Life Center and enjoyed gardening. He had a love for music especially playing guitar.

He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Janet S. (Hankins) Keating, whom he married February 18, 1967; two daughters, Kristina (Burton) Cornwell of Newark, Kimberley (Alex) Keating Tucker of Wooster; three grandchildren, Brooke Bailey, Celeste Hartman both of Wooster, Tyler Cornwell of Newark; and longtime friend, Harry Yocum of Newark.

The family suggests memorial contributions to the Christian Life Center, 665 Linnville Road SE, Heath, Ohio 43056-8003.

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