Larry James Richison, 78, of Rising Sun, IN, passed away at 3:33 PM, Saturday, October 31st, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Edgewood, KY. Larry was born in Dayton, OH on September 22, 1942, a son of the late Vera R. (Dunnington) and James M. Richison.
He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army as a SP4 E-4 (T) during the Vietnam War. While in service, Larry received the following commendations: Expert (Rifle), Vietnam Service Medal One O/S Bar and Good Conduct Medal. Larry was a member of the Rising Sun American Legion. Larry enjoyed riding his Harley motorcycle. He also liked going to Rising Star and to the legion to sit and visit with friends.
Larry is survived by stepdaughters, Lisa Werner, of Arizona and Becky Werner-Ivey, of Hamilton, OH; by granddaughter, Michelle Fligor and 2 great grandchildren. Larry is also survived by his nephew Brian Boyd, of Rising Sun, IN and his great nephew, Brandon Boyd, of Centerville, OH. Larry was preceded in death by a grandchild, Shane Melzoni and by his sister, Karen Boyd.
Funeral services will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family. Memorial donations may be made to Rising Sun American Legion. Markland Funeral Home of Rising Sun, IN serving the family. marklandfuneralhome.com
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