2018-08-08 / Obituaries

Larry J. Clawson

Larry Junior “Abe” Clawson, 76, of Lafayette, passed away at 2:11 p.m. Tuesday, July 31, 2018, at IU Health, Lafayette.

Abe was born Dec. 13, 1941, in Radnor, Ind., to the late Lawrence Alfred and Dorothy Mae (Ruffner) Clawson. On Dec. 23, 1962, in Lafayette, he married Carol Denham and she survives.

Abe was retired after working in the Maintenance Department for Anheuser Busch (Staley’s) for 31 years.

He enjoyed trap shooting, hunting, fishing, mushroom hunting, and teaching them to his grandson.

Surviving along with his wife are two sons, Lawrence “Rusty” Clawson (wife: Amy) of Lafayette and Mark Clawson of Cocoa, Fla.; one sister, Janet Sue Everett (husband: Bill) of Delphi; three grandchildren, Amanda Landreth, Alissa Clawson, and Abe Clawson; and two greatgrandchildren, Elijah Landreth and Olivia Landreth. Also surviving Uncle Abe are several (brats) nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a son, Erik Clawson, and four sisters, Julia Parrott, Betty Lauderdale, Patty Matthews, and Jo Lantz.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Share memories and condolences at www.simplicity-funeralcare.com.

Return to top