Larry Joe Allegree, 78, of Silver Lake, died at 9:36 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, at Parkview Wabash Hospital. He was born Aug. 5, 1940, in Wabash, to Glenn O. and Hazel Irene Stackhouse Allegree.

Larry was a 1958 graduate of Noble High School. He was first married to Carolyn Sue Behny. He then married Sue Ann Middleton Vironet, and they both survive.  

Larry retired from Container Corporation/Smurfit Stone in 1999, after 38 years.  He was the only employee in company history to be hired in as an hourly laborer and be promoted through the ranks to the position of general manager, responsible for total plant operations.  

Larry was a past member of the Country Club, Elks Lodge, Moose Lodge and the Eagles Lodge, all of Wabash. He enjoyed fishing, flower gardening, golfing, playing poker, piddling in the garage, watching sports on TV, and was an avid IU basketball fan.  

He is survived by two children, Kelly Jo (Ed) Engel, Berrien Springs, Mich., and Eric (Christian) Eugenio-Vironet, Bolingbrook, Ill.; and his sister, Mary Lou Carpenter, Wabash. He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Billie Ann Munson; and his beloved cat, Blackjack.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4 at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with David Phillips officiating. Burial will be in Friends Cemetery, Wabash. Friends may call 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

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The memorial guest book for Larry may be signed at www.grandstaff-hentgen.com.