Larry Lee Wilhelm, 72, formerly of Sugarcreek, died Tuesday, August 22, 2023 at Rose Lane Health Care in Massillon following a period of declining health.

He was born in Millersburg on January 13, 1951 to the late Forrest W. and Lizzie (Hershberger) Wilhelm and married Elizabeth S. Parrot on August 3, 1974.  She died on July 18, 2015.

He was a truck driver for M Beachy Trucking and enjoyed fishing, camping, and spending time with his family. U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War.

He is survived by his son, Jason (Kim) Wilhelm of Dundee; two grandchildren, Rylee Wilhelm and Jayden Wilhelm; and two sisters, Marlene Rothacher of Strasburg and Tina (Brady) Frink of New Philadelphia.

In addition to his parents and wife, he is preceded in death by his brother-in-law Estel Rothacher.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, August 26, 2023, from 10-12 (Noon) at Smith-Varns Funeral Home. Private family burial will be held at a later date.

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