Larry was born in Union City, Ind., Feb. 21, 1941, the son of Francis David Karn and Mary Gower.
Larry served his country in the United States Air Force as a mechanic on the B-52. Following active duty, he was medically discharged in 1963.
Larry married Joyce Doug July 1, 1967, in Parker, Ind.
Throughout his life, Larry had several hobbies. He enjoyed computers and had a large Eagle collection. His passions were robotics and playing chess, which he was once ranked at 436th in the world.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Joyce Karn, son Bradley Karn, grandchildren Bradley Karn II and Amanda Karn, and brother Darrell Harmon.
Larry leaves behind sons Greg Karn and wife Janice, and Jeff Karn, daughter Kim Holley and husband Ted, all of Brazil, daughter-in-aw Shelly Karn, sister Joy Foreman and husband Bud, grandchildren Jennifer Clodfelter and husband Matt, Ben Karn and wife Penny, Nick Karn, Jeffrey Karn, Johnathon Holley and wife Melissa, Chelsea Holley and Kaileb Holley, great-grandchildren Julia and Nora Clodfelter, Weston Holley and Cameron Renard, as well as several nieces, nephews and extended family members.
Visitation will be at Lawson-Miller Chapel, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, from noon-2 p.m.
Services will be Wednesday, at 2 p.m., with Pastor Steve Brattain officiating.
Burial will follow at Bee Ridge Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the House of Hope, 5525 W. United States 40, Brazil, Ind., 47834.
Visit www.lawson-millerchapel.com to light a candle in his memory.