Larry E. “Crash” Hannum, age 80, of Upper Sandusky, passed away on January 2, 2020 at 6:19pm at Wyandot Memorial Hospital in Upper Sandusky.
Larry was born on February 26, 1939 in Bucyrus, Ohio to Paul and Berniece (Williams) Hannum, both of whom are deceased. He married Mary E. Swartz on January 9, 1965 in Upper Sandusky and she passed away on August 25, 2007 after over 42 years of marriage.
Larry is survived by his two daughters; Tracey (Roger) Miller of Upper Sandusky, Victoria Hannum of Forest, six grandchildren; Nicole (Matt) Lyons, Matthew Miller, Zachary Miller, Jacob Miller, Kory May, and Paulina (Trey Washburn) May, and seven great grandchildren.
Larry is also survived by his sister Saundra (Don) Fahning of Medina.
Larry graduated from Upper Sandusky High School and went on to Tiffin University for a time before he served his country in the United States Airforce. After that he went on to work for Parker Hannifin, formerly known as United Aircraft Products until he retired.
He was a member of AMVETS Post #777, VFW Post 2842, American Legion Post 225, Eagles Lodge 2184, and Moose Lodge #1093.
Larry was a devoted Cleveland Browns fan and a devoted Ohio State fan. He had a life-long hobby of artistic painting and sign lettering.
A graveside service for Larry will be held on Monday, January 6, 2020 at 2:30pm at Oak Hill Cemetery in Upper Sandusky, Ohio. Military gravesides will be conducted by the Upper Sandusky Honor Guard. A luncheon will be provided following the graveside service at Upper Sandusky Eagles Lodge 2184.
Memorial contributions may be given to Wyandot County Council on Aging’s Home Delivered Meals program and can be sent to Lucas-Batton at 476 S. Sandusky Ave., Upper Sandusky, OH 43351.
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