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Larry A. Spitler

February 8, 1939 — April 17, 2023

West Alexandria, OH

Larry A. Spitler, age 84, of West Alexandria, OH was called home after a long courageous battle with cancer on Monday, April 17, 2023.  He was born February 8, 1939 to the late Sherman and Mildred (Eby) Spitler.  Larry is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Beverly Spitler; daughters Dawn (Clayton) Mitchell, Melinda (Cage) Hart and Dawn (Steve) Orr; and many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.  Larry is also survived by his brother Richard Spitler; several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law; numerous nieces and nephews; and special friends Ken Tubesing and Tommy Gibbs.  He was preceded in death by his parents, great granddaughter Jasmine Hobbs; and stepson Gregory Scott Miller.  Larry retired from the Kroger Company; was a Preble County Special Deputy: police officer for the Village of West Alexandria; and organized the West Alexandria Police Cadet Program with many of his cadets pursuing a career in law enforcement and was also instrumental in organizing the West Alexandria Police Association that he continued to support until his diagnosis.  Larry was an avid fisherman and always loved going to Michigan with his lifelong friend, Bobby Ball.  Family and friends will be received on Wednesday, April 26, 2023 from 5:00 pm until time of memorial service at 7:00 pm at the Gard Funeral Home (formerly Lindloff-Zimmerman), 67 West Dayton Street, West Alexandria, OH with Pastor Steven Fox officiating.  Memorial contributions may be sent to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.   Online condolences and other remembrances may be sent to www.gardfuneralhome.com 

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Wednesday, April 26, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Gard Funeral Home and Cremation Services - West Alexandria

67 W. Dayton, West Alexandria, OH 45381

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Wednesday, April 26, 2023

Starts at 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Gard Funeral Home and Cremation Services - West Alexandria

67 W. Dayton, West Alexandria, OH 45381

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