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Larry Gene Pontious Sr.

March 24, 1941 ~ October 8, 2019 (age 78)


Larry G. Pontious Sr., 78, of Circleville passed away October 8, 2019.  He was born on March 24, 1941 in Columbus to William and Evelyn (Russell) Pontious.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother Ted Pontious.  Larry was a retired chief of investigation with the State of Ohio and former police officer for the City of Circleville.  He was a member of Elks #77, Loyal Order of Moose General Assembly Lodge, FBI Associates, graduate 1977 FBI National Academy and Pickaway Senior Center.  Larry is survived by his wife Marjorie “Mac” (Custer) Pontious, children Pamela Smith, Larry G. (Cathy) Pontious Jr., Sherry (Doug) Crawford, step-son Joel Lemaster, 6 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, sisters Marti (Gus) Loyal, Susie (Don) Smith, brothers William and Jim (Sharon) Pontious, sister-in-law Joan Pontious and by special friend Jackie Johnson.  In keeping with Larry’s wishes cremation has been observed and there will be no services.  Memorial contributions are suggested to Heartland Hospice, 116 Morris Road, Circleville, Ohio 43113, Pickaway Senior Center, 2105 Chickasaw Drive, Circleville, Ohio 43113 or Hands for Disabled, 210 Lancaster Pike, Circleville, Ohio 43113.   Online condolences can be made to 


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