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October 21, 1945 - October 25, 2022
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Larry Allen Metz, 77, of Lima, passed away at 6:00 AM on Tuesday, October 25, 2022 at Otterbein Cridersville.
He was born on October 21, 1945 in Lima, to Harold Eugene and Mary Catherine (Thompson) Metz, who both preceded him in death. On December 21, 1968, he married Margaret A. May, who survives in Lima.
Larry proudly served his country as a member of the US Army in Vietnam. He worked at Textron in Berne, IN for over 32 years in the shipping department and retired in 2004He was a member of the Shawnee United Methodist Church and American Legion Post #96.
Larry graduated from Bath High School, Class of 1963. He enjoyed golfing and watching all sports, especially The Ohio State Buckeyes. He loved taking trips to the Hollywood Casino in Toledo. He also was a supporter of the Lima Locos and was a former announcer at their games.
Surviving in addition to his loving wife Margaret A. Metz of Lima are his sisters-in-law Marilyn (LaDoyt) Martz of Lima, Nancy Drummond of St. Marys and RuthAnn (Randy) Rumple of Rockford; his niece Heather (Rick) Bachman; his nephew Eric (Joy) Martz; several other nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his brother Robert Metz.
The family will receive friends from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM on Sunday, October 30, 2022 at CHILES-LAMAN FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES, SHAWNEE CHAPEL.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM on Monday, October 31, 2022 at CHILES-LAMAN FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES, SHAWNEE CHAPEL, with Rev. Lori Wright, officiating.
Interment will immediately follow the service at the funeral home in Memorial Park Cemetery, where military honors will be conducted by VFW Post 1275 and active duty members of the US Army.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion Post 96.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.