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Larry Damewood

August 28, 1938 — January 18, 2020

Larry Bruce Damewood, the son of Harold Albert and Dorothy Leigh (Hulsizer) Damewood was born August 28, 1938 in Corning, Iowa. Larry entered eternal rest Saturday, January 18, 2020, at the Greater Regional Hospice House, Creston, Iowa, at the age of eighty-one years.
Larry attended Corning Schools through the tenth grade and obtaining his GED while in the service. Larry was raised in Corning, Iowa He joined the Air Force as a young man and served his country for six years, eleven months and twenty-eight days. Larry was united in marriage to Betty Harvey on January 17, 1959 in Stringtown, Iowa. Five children were born to bless this union: Kim; Sondra; Sheila; Bruce, and Jon.
Larry was employed by National By-Products for 40 years. After his retirement he worked for Rick Wheatley. Larry loved farming and grew very close to Rick. He also helped Bob at Corning Rental and Dave at Corning Meat Processing. He enjoyed spending his time driving semi’s and all the farm equipment.
Larry was active with the Shriners. He loved watching his granddaughter Sydney and great-grandson Jax Herring as they raced their quads in competitions. This brought him great joy. Larry enjoyed traveling on his motorcycle and always took his family on a yearly vacation. He enjoyed camping, water skiing, and giving friends and family a rough time. Larry was known as “Iron Foot”, a CB handle he acquired during his coyote hunting days. He liked tractor and antique tractor pulling. When not participating he could be seen flagging the event as “Miss Molly”. Larry was loved by many friends and will be greatly missed by all.
Larry is survived by his wife of 61 years, Betty; five children: Kim (Dave) Walter; Sondra Damewood; Sheila (James) Welch; Bruce (Judy) Damewood; Jon (Veronica) Damewood; eleven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Preceding Larry in death were his parents; sister: Patricia Ann Damewood; brother: Harold Albert, Jr.; grandson: Bobbi Lea Damewood; favorite grandma Alice Hulsizer.

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