Larry Dean Harms, 65, of Belmont, Ohio, died Tuesday (Jan. 18, 2011) at his home. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Knapp Funeral Home in Clifton. Pastor Bart Koester will officiate. Burial will be in the Ashkum Cemetery. Memorials may be made to The Salvation Army.
He was born March 9, 1945, in Kankakee, the son of Edward and Jennie Bruns Harms.
Surviving are one son, Jason Harms, of New Baden; three daughters, Mindy (John) Harms-Coleman, of O'Fallon, Lori (Oscar) Ortiz, and Kendra Harms-Aurella, all of Miami, Fla.; one sister, Dorothy Eshleman, of Ashkum; and two brothers, Ed (Marilyn) Harms, of Ashkum, and Richard (Wendy) Harms, of Roberts.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Melvin Harms; and one sister, Ruth Harms.