Age 58, passed away August 19, 2018. He was born December 19, 1959, in Lansing. Larry graduated from Everett High School, and began working at Gunthorpe Plumbing and Heating in 1980. He became president of the business in 2005, and retired in January of 2018. He was a member of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Lansing, the Mid-Michigan MCA, Mechanical Contractors Association of America, and he was an avid Spartan fan.
Larry is survived by his wife of 39 years, Janet; daughters, Erica Gunthorpe and Jessica (Joshua) Bursley; 4 grandchildren, Rhiley, Connor, Stella, and Sophie; his parents, R. Lynn and Janet Gunthorpe; brother, Jerry (Joanie) Gunthorpe; sisters, Lori (Ben) Barber and Lisa (Tim) Pruden; and several nieces and nephews.
“I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.” (2 Timothy 4:7)
The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 23, 2018, at Emanuel First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1001 N. Capitol Ave., Lansing. His family will receive friends at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, Building Fund.