Archbold, OH

Larry D. Manifold

Larry D. Manifold, 69, Camden, Mich., passed away at 3:50 p.m., Wednesday afternoon, June 12, 2013, at IU Health Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, Ind.

He was born on Oct. 19, 1943, to Calvin and Helen (Long) Manifold in Hudson, Mich.

On Sept. 6, 1974, he married Nancy (Justinger) Manifold.

Larry honorably served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War, receiving two Purple Hearts and a Silver Star.

He worked many years at Fulton Tubing/ITT Industries, Archbold, until his retirement in 2002.

He enjoyed football and basketball and loved the outdoors, hunting, fishing and gardening. Larry also raised animals.

Larry is survived by his loving spouse of 38 years, Nancy, stepmother, Pauline Tackett of Vandalia, Ill., sons, Todd (Faye) Martin of Edon, Bill (Lori) Martin of Osseo, Mich.; 10 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren; and a sister, Patricia (Darrel) Noyce of Colorado.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Thomas Manifold.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at Schaffer Funeral Home, Defiance, with Pastor Max Begley officiating. Burial followed in Hedges Cemetery, Jackson Twp., Paulding Co.

Military honors were provided by the VFW Post #3360, Defiance.

The family suggest memorials be made to the donor’s choice.

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