Larry Helgoe

Larry Craig Helgoe, age 63, passed away Jan. 13, 2012. He was born May 10, 1948, in Bellingham, Wash.

Larry was a gentle man with a loving and caring heart who had a great love and respect for nature. He was a life-time logger and outdoorsman who loved animals, fishing, history, cards (especially poker), and panning for gold. He is survived by his two children, Ben and Amy Helgoe; grandchildren Rebecca and Chelsea; other children who consider him as a father, such as Leah Birmingham, Reanna Petter, Megan Heaton, and Cassandra Withrow; his sister, Paula Wave Hudson; sister-in-law Debbie Neff; long-time partner and friend Cheryl Prier; and numerous family and friends whose lives he touched.

He is predeceased by his wife Linda Petter, brother Robert Helgoe, and parents Sidney and Violet Helgoe.  He loved and was loved by many.

A celebration of life is planned at the Concrete Assembly of God Church at 45734 Main St., Feb. 25, at noon. Please e-mail [email protected] for additional service information or inquiries.

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