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Larry J. Hosmer

Larry J. Hosmer

Larry J. Hosmer, 65, of Versailles passed away Friday, March 8, 2024 at the Kings Daughters Hospital in Madison. He was born in Leesville, Louisiana on October 19, 1958, the son of and Lucille Haggard Hosmer. He was married to Teresa Back and she survives.

Other survivors include his mother Lucille Hosmer of Delaware; two daughters Michelle (Mark) Cutter of Versailles and Rachel (Jason) Edwards of Holton; five grandchildren Morgan and Megan Cutter, and DJ, Garrett, and Gracie Edwards; one brother David Hosmer of Delaware. He was preceded in death by his father.

Larry attended Jac-Cen-Del High School and began his working career at an early age. Through the years he had employment with Thomas & Skinner in Osgood, Gecom, Advanced Engineering, and Bonn Aluminum in Greensburg, General Electric in Avondale, Ohio, and had worked for the last ten years as a toolmaker with Arvin-Sango in Madison. Larry’s hobbies included reading and playing the guitar, a hobby he had also taught his grandchildren to enjoy. He was an accomplished photographer, photographing weddings, but especially enjoyed taking pictures of the outdoors and nature.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 15 at 1 p.m. at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles. Visitation will also be on Friday beginning at 11 a.m. Memorials may be given to the Bear Creek Baptist Church or the Delaware Fire Department in care of the funeral home.