Larry McNoldy of Eckert died Jan. 29, 2013, at Delta County Memorial Hospital at the age of 73.
A memorial service was held Feb. 2 at the Surface Creek Community Church in Austin.
Larry Benjamin McNoldy was born to Edward and Hilda (Burnds) McNoldy June 12, 1939, in Tower City, Pa. He spent his childhood in Tower City, graduating from high school in 1957. He attended New Mexico State University.
On March 7, 1960, he married Betty Nowell in Las Cruces, N.M. They lived in New Mexico for several years before moving to Eckert in 1969. They celebrated 52 years of marriage in 2012.
Mr. McNoldy retired from AT&T after 29 years of service. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, studying history, spending time with his family and friends, classic automobiles and collecting guns and knives.
He was a member of the Surface Creek Community Church in Austin, Elks Lodge, Tres Dias, Pioneers of America and Jaycees.
Mr. McNoldy is survived by his wife Betty of Eckert; two daughters, Deborah Heppler and husband Paul of Longmont, and Zoe Spiering of Webster, S.D.; two brothers, Charles McNoldy and wife Joan, and Raymond McNoldy and wife Iris, all of Pennsylvania; one sister, Alice Bender of Pennsylvania; seven grandchildren, Daniel Heppler, Christina Heppler, Jackie Bohannan, Aaron Fromelt, Jessica Fromelt, Amanda Fromelt and Benjamin Fromelt; and two great-grandchildren, Kelsey Hunter and Samantha Hunter.
He was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Marvin Bender.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Surface Creek Community Church, c/o Benevolence Fund, P.O. Box 44, Austin, CO 81410.
Arrangements are being handled by Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory.
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