Larry Lehmkuhler, 75, Hampton, Va.

On January 29, 2024, we bid a heartfelt farewell to Larry Lehmkuhler.

Born on February 18, 1948, in Jasper, Indiana, Larry was the youngest of five boys, born to Casper and Dorothy Lehmkuhler.

Larry attended Jasper High School and graduated in 1967. At the age of 17, Larry met the love of his life, Linda, and they have remained inseparable since. After marrying Linda in 1970, they embarked on a life-long journey together. They began their journey in Jasper, Indiana, and moved to Hampton, Virginia in 1974.

Larry later embarked on a career with ServiceMaster and served as the Director of Environmental Services at various hospitals, where he cherished leading his teams in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia, ultimately settling back in Hampton, Virginia, in 1996.

Larry illuminated everyone’s life with a great sense of humor and a warm, caring spirit. Known for his unique charm and playful expressions like “so long, like a hotdog”, “after a while crocodile”, and “see you round like a doughnut”, he displayed a unique ability to make everyone laugh. Regardless of the situation, he always found joy in life, surrounded by his friends and family. Larry brought laughter and fun to every moment throughout his life.

Larry is survived by his loving wife Linda of 53 years; his three sons, Lee and his wife Andrea; and their daughter, Olivia; Landon with his wife Britney and their children Karson and Tessa; Lonnie and his two children Loralai and Leilani. Additionally, Larry is survived by two of four brothers: Cas Lehmkuhler in Venice, Florida and Jim Lehmkuhler in Jasper, Indiana.

Larry was preceded in death by his two brothers Don Lehmkuhler and Ed Lehmkuhler, both of Jasper, Indiana.

Larry leaves behind a legacy of love for family and laughter that will endure through the generations.

All their shared memories stand as a testament to the enduring connections to family. May Larry rest in peace, leaving us with memories that evoke both tears and smiles.

A celebration of life service for Larry will be held Wednesday, February 7, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. at Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home, 2551 N. Armistead Avenue, Hampton, Virginia. Following the celebration of life service will be an inurnment at 11:00 AM at Parklawn Memorial Park, 2551 N. Armistead Avenue, Hampton, Virginia.

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