Sunday, October 11, 2015

Dick Latshaw’s brother passes away

Larry Ray Latshaw, brother of retired BJ printer Dick Latshaw, who has lived on Pawleys Island, South Carolina for 16 year with wife Pat, passed away Saturday, Oct. 3.

Dick and Pat live two blocks from BJ business department retiree Harold McElroy’s widow, Linda. Retired printer Sid Sprague, who also lived near them on Pawleys Island, moved to Loveland, Colorado with his new bride after his first wife died.
Dick & Pat Latshaw

If you want to offer Dick your condolences, his email is and his phone number is

Larry’s obituary:

Larry Ray Latshaw

Larry Ray Latshaw, 73, died on October 3, 2015 at Barberton Hospital following a short illness.

Born in Titusville, Pa. on November 8, 1941, he lived most of his life in the Akron area. Larry was a Garfield High School graduate and veteran of the U.S. Air Force and retired from CF Consolidated Freightways after 30 years of loyal service. He loved fishing and the company of other veterans and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #3383 and the American Legion Post #449.

Larry was preceded in death by his mother, Doris (Denny) Ronk and father, Ken Ronk. He is survived by his best friend and loving wife of 41 years, Patricia Ann Latshaw; daughters, Cherie Owens (Ken) of Akron, Loree Conley (John) of Akron, Misti Kerns (Chris) of California; son, Jeff Seals of Akron; grandchildren, Nicholas and Rachael Conley, Katie Coughlin, Alex Turner, Sierra Seals, all of Akron and Kalei Kerns of California; brothers, Dick Latshaw (Pat) of South Carolina and Ken Ronk (Lucinda) of Pennsylvania; and many nieces and nephews.

At his request, no services will be held. The family gathered to say good-bye at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to your local Veterans Association. Condolences and special memories may be shared online at . Heritage Cremation Society


Published in Akron Beacon Journal on Oct. 9, 2015

The obituary for Larry and Dick’s mother, Doris Ronk, who passed away last year at the age of 97.

Doris Ronk (nee Denny)

Doris Ronk (nee Denny), age 97, went home to be with her Lord on July 14, 2014.

She was preceded in death by husband, Kenneth. She is survived by three sons, Richard Latshaw (Pat), Larry Latshaw (Pat) and Kenny Ronk (Lucinda); eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and one on the way; three great-great-grandchildren; and her church family.

There will be no calling hours. A memorial service will be held at Emmanuel Christian Assembly at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Doris Ronk Food Bank at the church (925 W. Hopocan Avenue, Barberton, OH 44203). ADAMS MASON FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 330-535-9186


Published in Akron Beacon Journal on July 20, 2014

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