Larry Burns Obituary (1937 – 2022) – Not Available, OH – Times Gazette –

Larry Burns, born July 11, 1937, in Highland County, Ohio to Ralph and Gladys (Hamilton) Burns, passed away March 1, 2022.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Janet (Hopkins) Burns; children Larry (Susie) Burns, Abby (John) Warchal, Cindy Seip and Dennis Burns; sister Connie Butts; and 10 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by parents, Ralph and Gladys; brother, Gene; sisters, Marylin, Carol and Debbie; daughter, Sandy and grandson, Justin.
Larry was an active member of Alcoholics Anonymous for 39 years. He sponsored many recovering alcoholics and told his story all over the country to encourage sobriety. He could get a phone call any time, day or night, and he would be out the door to help. His impact will live on for years. Larry enjoyed working and volunteering at the Desert Island Club established to give recovering addicts a place to socialize.
He owned several businesses on the west side of Columbus including a mobile notary where he enjoyed meeting and serving people. He attended and served at The Church Next Door for 48-plus years. You could see his smile ushering and serving communion. Larry could be seen delivering food and clothing to the homeless every Saturday. He generously gave to make people's lives easier. Larry never met a stranger.
A celebration of life will be held Friday, March 4 at The Church Next Door, 5755 Feder Rd., Columbus, Ohio 43228. Visitation will start at 3 p.m. with the celebration commencing at 6 p.m. with the Rev. Dan Patton officiating.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Desert Island Club, 501 Josephine Ave., Columbus, Ohio 43204.
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