Lawrence “Larry” Starkey, 72, of Bellaire, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2008 in the Belmont Community Hospital.
He was born April 14, 1935 in Martins Ferry, OH, a son of the late Lawrence , Sr. and Emma Suto Starkey.
Larry was retired from EORWA, Bellaire and recently worked at WalMart, and had been owner operator of Starkey’s. Catering and was a Methodist by faith.
In addition to his parents, Larry was preceded in death by a brother Melvin “Bud” Starkey.
Surviving is his wife Barbara Kazmirski Starkey, 2 children; Tim Starkey of Bellaire, Tiffany Sommer and her husband Todd of Houston, TX a sister Carol Thoburn of Wheeling, and 3 grandchildren; Julia Starkey, Ty and Tanna Sommer, and his cat Skitters.Larry is also survived by Larry and Brenda Starkey.
Friends will be received on Friday from 2-4 and 6-8pm at the Bauknecht Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory, 441-37th St., Bellaire where services will be held on Saturday at 10:00am with Pastor Donald Cordery officiating.
Burial will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Bellaire.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Spirit of 76 Fire Department.
Online condolences may be extended to the family at altmeyer.com