Larry Phinney


CATLIN – Larry G. Phinney, 83, of Danville, passed away at 11:54 a.m. Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at his home. He worked in sales and management at the Purity Baking Company

A funeral service is 2 p.m. Friday, June 7, at Robison Chapel, Catlin, with the Rev. Randall L. Robinson officiating. A graveside service is 2 p.m. CST Saturday, June 8, at Hillcrest Cemetery, Redkey, Ind. Visitation is from noon until the service time Friday at the funeral home.  

Mr. Phinney was born July 4, 1935, at Muncie, Ind., the son of the late Myron Russell and Marjorie Grace Williamson Phinney. He married Mildred Susannah Mullen Sept 5, 1953, at Elizabethtown, Ky. She survives.

Also surviving are three sons, Scot Alan Phinney, Tod Lewis (Barbara) Phinney and L. Gene (Lori) Phinney II; three daughters, Leslie (Ricky) Kennedy, Melanie (Carl) Ogle Jr. and Leigh Ann (Russell) Smith; one sister, Ann Bishop; 18 grandchildren; and 12great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one son, Max Russel Phinney.

Mr. Phinney was a member of the St. James United Methodist Church of Danville. He enjoyed hunting, sharp shooting, playing cards, especially poker, and reading. He was an animal lover.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or Paws for Paws.

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