John Junior Larkins, age 64 of Toronto passed away Thursday, July 8, 2021 at his residence surrounded by his loving family after a courageous battle with Parkinson’s.
He was born November 7, 1956 in Steubenville.
John was a member of the Sugar Grove United Methodist Church; was a graduate of Stanton Local High School. He loved flowers and enjoyed nature. After 40 years of employment, he retired from First Energy Sammis Power Plant in Stratton as a machinist.
He was preceded in death by his father, Dick Harris Larkins, Sr. in 2012 and is survived by his wife, Verona Mae (Long)Larkins whom he married June 26, 1976; his mother, Lillian Alberta “Toots” Larkins of Toronto; son, Jason (Susan) Larkins of Canton, GA; daughter, Heather (Jason) Phillips of Dayton, OH; grandchildren, Cody and Joe Phillips and Abigail Larkins; brothers, James Wilbur Harrison Larkins of Findley, OH, Dick Harris Norman (Teresa) Larkins, Jr. and Raymond Anthony (Paula Kay) Larkins of Hammondsville.
Visitation hours for John will be held 2-4 & 6-8 Monday, July 12th at the Clarke Funeral Home, 302 Main St., Toronto.
A celebration service of John’s life will be held 11 A.M. Tuesday at the funeral home with Pastor George Delo officiating.
Memorial donations in memory of John may be made to the Parkinson Disease Association, P.O. Box 61420, Stanton Island, NY 10306.
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Parkinson Disease Association
P.O. Box 61420, Stanton Island NY 10306