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Lawrence (Larry) R. Christy

Larry Christy

Larry Christy

Lawrence (Larry) R. Christy, age 67, of rural Stryker, passed away Wednesday morning, Oct. 1, 2014, at Regency Hospital in Sylvania.

For 40 years he had been the sports director for WMTR radio in Northwest Ohio.

Larry was born in Wauseon on July 31, 1947, the son of Mike and Barbara (Lawrence) Christy.

On Dec. 17, 1977, he married Becky Praet, and she survives.

He was a member of the Archbold United Methodist Church and a member of the Ohio Sportscasters Association.

He was a 1965 graduate of Archbold High School, and received his Bachelor of Science degree in business from The Ohio State University.

Surviving are his wife, Becky; son, Ryan Christy of Bowling Green; daughter, Tracy (Ron) Garber of Liberty Center; three grandchildren, Zane, Morgan and Blake Garber; and two sisters, Carol (Joe) Jaggers of Camden, Mich., and Patty Christy of Archbold.

He was preceded in death by both parents and a brother, Tom.

A memorial service was held at 7 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, at the Archbold United Methodist, with the Rev. David David, officiating. Interment was in the Archbold Cemetery.

The family requests that memorial contributions be given to the Zane, Morgan and Blake Garber College Fund.

Online condolences may be offered to the family at Grisier Funeral Home in Archbold has been entrusted with arrangements.

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