Larry Richie passed away in his home in Plymouth, IN on November 1st, 2021. He was born March 4th, 1947 in LaPorte to the late JB and Beatrice Richie.
He was an avid sports lover and enthusiast, especially basketball and golf. He was inducted into the Knox Hall of Fame for his years with the Redskins basketball in 1994. He loved music and loved the classics, from Elvis to George Jones. He was also the original “#girldad” with 4 daughters.
On August 12, 1967, he married the love of his life, Patricia (Bodine) Richie, who survives. He is also survived by daughters, Jillaine Richie (Glen Maggard) of Flat Gap KY, Jamie Richie (Chris Paul) of North Judson, IN, and Lindsay Burns (Matt) of Lakeland, FL; 12 grandchildren- Chelsea Banks, Corey Banks, Chance Skaggs, Chad Skaggs, Chasity Skaggs, Chloe Draper, Galaxy Paul, Eternity Paul, Aubrie Burns, Chloe Burns, Gauge Burns, and Emerie Burns, 3 great grandchildren AJ, Ryleigh, and Wesley and siblings Barb Mitchener (Ray), Lillian Small (Brad), Dan Richie (Susie) and Melissa Frain (Brian).
He worked for Pactiv Corp for over 20 years in University Park, IL, where he worked his way into management showing his clear leaderships skills, on and off the court and he retired from Lear Corp in Plymouth, IN in 2012.
Preceding him in death is one daughter- Lori Richie, parents, JB and Beatrice Richie, great-granddaughter Avery, and siblings Regina Risner, Pruda Dunno, and Garry Richie.
A celebration of life is being planned.
Thank you to all our friends and community for your support during this difficult time.
Deaton-Clemens Van Gilder Funeral Home is privileged to be entrusted in assisting the family with arrangements.