Obituary of Larry Lee Hooker
ADRIAN-Larry L. Hooker, age 73 of Adrian, died Friday, August 14, 2020, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio. Larry was born on November 29, 1946, in Adrian, the son of Everette and Nellie (Rakes) Hooker. He was a graduate of Madison School and served his country in the Air Force. On October 26, 2019, Larry married Sherlyn Bowen in Adrian and she survives. He was employed by General Motors as an inspector, retiring in 2001.
Larry was known as a jokester and food monger and someone who was always working on a project. He enjoyed golfing, fishing, and penny slots. When it came to playing cards, Larry had his own way of winning. Family gatherings of any sort were his favorite, but just spending time with the family was always the main goal.
Surviving Larry, in addition to his wife, Sherlyn, is a son; Kyle (Elizabeth) Hooker, two daughters; Kasi (Duane) Thomas and Kemi (Tomasa Gomez) Hooker, three brothers; Danny (Linda) Hooker, Michael (Janet) Hooker and Kevin (Scott) Hooker, two sisters; Shirley (Roger) Summers and Janet (Jim) Mitchell, his former wife and mother of his children, Linda (Aaron) Hooker, seven grandchildren; Jacob, Jordan, Madison, Kourtney, Justin, Bowyn, and Brynlee and two great-grandchildren; Brayden and Chase. Preceding him in death were his parents, a brother, Kenneth, and a niece, Jennifer Szarafinski. A special thanks to the Fresenius Dialysis Center for their love and care, but especially his niece, Terina Kendall.
A public graveside service with social distancing practiced will be held on Wednesday, August 19, 2020, at 11 a.m. at Fairfield Cemetery. Visitation hours will be on Tuesday from 4 – 7 p.m. at Anderson-Marry Funeral Home in Adrian with no immediate family members present due to Covid 19. You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Envelopes are available at Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Larry Hooker, please visit Tribute Store