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Larry Dennis Lemons, 73, died Aug. 12, 2018, in Craig.
He was born on May 7, 1945, in Prairie City , Oregon. He was raised in eastern Oregon, and attended Mt. Vernon High School. He served in the U.S. Army.
Mr. Lemons resided in Anchorage, Dillingham and Camp Verde, Arizona, in addition to Craig for 26 years.
He worked as a heavy equipment operator.
Mr. Lemon was a lifetime member of the Fraternal Order of the Moose, and a member of the American Legion.
His family describes him as a “teller of stories, drinker of coffee with the guys, creative tinkerer, animal whisperer.”
Mr. Lemon was preceded in death by his father, Dennis Lemons; love of his life, Elayne M. Ingram; grandmother, Inez Lemons; and grandfather, Brice Lemons.
He is survived by his daughters, Dana (Larry) Bartman, Margaret Lemons and Laura (Roger Young) Lemons-Young; mother, Beda Siler; mother, Margaret Lemons; sisters, Sue Lemons and Sandra Johnson; brother, Kim Lemons; grandchildren, Jessica, Layne, Shannon, Kelli, Kasten, Marki-Lynn, Jaron, Troiane, Dakota amd McKenna; and 10 great-grandchildren.
A service will be at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18, 2018, at the Moose Lodge in Craig.
Mr. Lemons’ remains will be interred at Craig Cemetery.