Larry R. Voorhees
Larry Richard Voorhees, 72, of Covington, passed away unexpectedly at his home in Covington on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, at 8:40 a.m.
Larry was born in Crawfordsville, Ind., on May 24, 1947. He was the son of the late Wilbur Dean Voorhees and Barbara Lucille (Cox) Wiseman. Larry was raised in Hillsboro, graduating from Hillsboro High School in 1964. He was a life resident of Fountain County and had been residing in Covington since the early 90's. Larry was a certified tradesman and was a member of the IUOE Local 841. He worked for 30 years with the Community Action Program in Fountain County.
Larry enjoyed building model cars and working on and restoring classic cars. His preference of classic cars was muscle cars of the 60's.
Larry was formerly married to Katie (Covault) Johnson of Attica.
Larry leaves behind four children, Scott (Shay) Voorhees, Melissa (companion-Paul Combs) Simmons, Shelly Herndon, all of Attica, and Chad (Jen Mymy) Voorhees, U.S. Army stationed in South Korea; Shaun Voorhees of Lafayette who was raised like a son; four brothers, Joe Voorhees and Mike (Deb) Voorhees, both of Veedersburg, Jim Voorhees, of Crawfordsville and Jerry (Joanne) Voorhees, of Hillsboro; two sisters, Betty (Mike) Gardland, of Deer Park, Texas, and Mary Ann (Gary) Townsend, of Crawfordsville; 10 grandchildren, Christopher and Andrew Voorhees; Chauncie (fiancé-Clint Pepmeier) Simmons, Dalton Simmons, Kayla Herndon, Dillon Voorhees, Ryan Voorhees, Richard Voorhees, and twins Vivian and Daniel Voorhees. He was preceded in death by a brother, Thomas Ray Voorhees.
Friends may call at the Maus Funeral Home, Attica, on Sunday, Nov. 24, from 11 a.m. until service time at 1 p.m. with Pastor Dan Jordan officiating. Burial will follow in the Kingman Fraternal Cemetery, Kingman, Ind. Condolences may be sent online to
Published on November 21, 2019


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