Larry L. Foureman, 77, of Arcanum, died Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton. Mr. Foureman was born in Abbottsville on Aug. 7, 1935, the son of the late Wherly D. and Iva A. (Burns) Foureman. He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, Ithaca.
He was a former Darke County Commissioner, Van Buren Township Trustee, Arcanum Mayor and member of the village council, Darke County Township Trustee (past president), State of Ohio Township Trustee Director, Past President State of Ohio County Commissioners, founder of the National Kiddie Tractor Puller and the Hennipen Racing Ducks. Larry was the originator of the Halloween Bean Supper. He was also director of the former Arcanum National Bank. He was a former Arcanum Assistant Fire Chief and founding member of the Arcanum Community Rescue Squad. Larry was a member of the Arcanum Area Business Association and the Greenville Moose, Eagles and Elks Lodges. He is on the Board of Directors Eagles Lodge; President of the Ohio Colt Racing Assoc., Vice President Dr. HM Parshall Memorial; Treasure Signature Series.
Larry was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Thelma Fourman and Berdine Case; brother, Myron “Barney” Foureman; and son-in-law, Gary Reinoehl.
He is survived by his wife, Judith (Rogers) Foureman, whom he married May 14, 1983; children, Mark David (Tammy) Foureman, Huber Heights, Lari Lynn Reinoehl, Arcanum, Michele (Brent) Black, Piqua, and Jack Matthew Louderback, Sandyhook, KY; grandchildren, John and David Foureman, Travis and Tyler (Sarah) Reinoehl, Angie (Matt) Nichol, Kelly Manson, and Natalie Louderback; and seven great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m., on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at Grace United Methodist Church, Ithaca, with Rev. Tim Lehman officiating. Burial will follow in Abbottsville Cemetery. The family will receive relatives and friends Friday, 4-8 p.m., at the Kreitzer Funeral Home, Arcanum. The family suggests memorial contributions be given to Arcanum Community Rescue Service, PO Box 177, Arcanum, Ohio 45304-0177 or Arcanum Fire Department, 208 S. Main St., Arcanum, Ohio, or Grace United Methodist Church, 750 Arcanum-Ithaca Road, Arcanum, Ohio 45304. Condolences may be sent to KreitzerFuneralHomeInc.com.