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 Larry Areingdale

Larry Areingdale

Birth
Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa, USA
Death 31 Jul 2009 (aged 77)
Bowie, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
Burial Cremated, Other, Specifically: Services were entrusted to Westlawn Chapel, Mortuary and Crematorium of Willcox, AZ.
Memorial ID 40876912 · View Source
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LARRY AREINGDALE passed away July 31, 2009 at his residence in Bowie. He lived an abundant life of 77 years. Larry was born Sept. 26, 1931 in Ottumwa, Iowa and moved to Bowie with his family when he was 14 years old. In Bowie he loved playing football, basketball, baseball and running track. Years later, when two of his sons played sports at Bowie High School, he proudly wore his letterman sweater to all their games.
He supported and loved Bowie High School. Upon graduation from high school Larry joined the U.S. Navy and served from 1951-1955 aboard the USS Renville during the Korean Conflict. Larry loved his country and his three sons. After retiring from the public school system in Texas, Larry returned to Cochise County in the 1980's and has resided there since. In retirement, Larry was able to pursue his passion for acting and had been in several movies such a "Young Guns II", "Tombstone" and "Lightning Jack". Larry also loved exploring the deserts and mountains of southeast AZ and would be seen frequently out in the desert with his faithful companion and dog "Big Mac". Big Mac was found dead alongside his faithful master. Larry was preceded in death by his parents Richard Rowland and Marion Christine Areingdale and an older brother Dean Areingdale. Left to cherish his memory are his three loving sons Steve Areingdale of Death Valley, CA, Rick Areingdale of Arlington, TX, Mike Areingdale and his wife Kayla of Alexandria, LA. Also surviving are two sisters Joe Ellen W. Pizzo of Tucson, AZ and Ramona Fousel of Bristol, OK; one brother David Areingdale of Laytonville, Ca; seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren. A Memorial Mass was held at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Bowie, on Wednesday, August 5th at 10:00 a.m.
The family thanks all the community of Bowie and Larry's friends for all their care and compassion over these past few days. Share sympathy, condolences and memories with the Areingdale family at kareingdale@suddenlink.net Services were entrusted to Westlawn Chapel, Mortuary and Crematorium of Willcox, AZ.


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  • Created by: Gary Sizemore
  • Added: 19 Aug 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 40876912
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Larry Areingdale (26 Sep 1931–31 Jul 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 40876912, ; Maintained by Gary Sizemore (contributor 46890624) Cremated, Other, who reports a Services were entrusted to Westlawn Chapel, Mortuary and Crematorium of Willcox, AZ..