Larry Peckinpaugh, 71 years old, of Avon Park, Fla. went home to be with our Lord and Savior on Palm Sunday April 9, 2017. He passed away unexpectedly at Florida Hospital, Tampa, Fla. He was born July 27, 1945 in Marion, Ind. to Roy Peckinpaugh, Jr., & Loretta Mae (Traylor) Peckinpaugh. He graduated from Marion High School and later in life earned an Associate Degree from Davenport Community College. He worked at St. Joseph County Road Commission as a maintenance manager, and for Tri-State Compressed Air Systems as a sales representative for air compressors.
Larry enjoyed his retirement years at Hickory Lake Estates, Frostproof, Fla. fishing with his buddies, playing cards, playing guitar and singing at the Jamboree, yard work, and participating in the Polk Co. Senior Games. In earlier years, he served on the board at church and visited nursing homes.
Surviving family members are: Wife, Patricia Peckinpaugh. Children: Lisa Kay (Jeff) Coniglio; Greg (Billie Jo Landtroop ) Peckinpaugh; Mark ( Lisa ) Peckinpaugh; Cardinal Pritchett; Kelly ( Tony ) Eberts. Grandchildren: Amber and Aaron Coniglio; Dustin (Andrea) Peckinpaugh and Makenzie Landtroop; Brooke and Jake Peckinpaugh; Fiona Bruno. Great Grandchildren: Jackson and Meeka Jo Peckinpaugh.Preceded in death by: Father, Roy Peckinpaugh, Jr.; Mother, Loretta Mae Schott; and loving wife of 46 years, Kathryn Peckinpaugh.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at the Eickhoff Funeral Home in Mendon, with Pastor Paul Booko of Riverside Church officiating followed by Interment in Mendon Cemetery.
Memorials may be directed to a charity of one’s choice. Condolences may be expressed to the family at

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