Brady Russell Larkin, the son of Rick Russell Spainhower and Carla Rae (Downey) Beavers, was born on May 29, 1967 in Creston, Iowa. Brady entered eternal rest on November 16, 2014 at Greater Regional Medical Center, Creston, Iowa at the age of forty-seven years.
Brady graduated from Creston High School with the Class of 1985. Soon after graduation, Brady moved to Omaha, Nebraska and began working as a painter. He painted houses, both inside and outside. He also worked various construction jobs. After a few years, Brady moved to Kansas City, Missouri and continued to work as a house painter. Brady returned to Creston and worked for Norm Cottrell as a carpenter. Most recently, Brady was employed in the Sanitation Department of Michael’s Foods in Lenox. Brady lived most of his life in Creston.
Left to cherish Brady’s memory are his three sons: Jory Larkin, Creston; Bryce Larkin, Creston; and Connor Larkin, Creston; his mother: Leta Larkin, Creston; his step-mother: Lisa Spainhower, Creston; the mother of Brady’s children: Nicki Hayes, Creston; his twin brother: Brett Larkin, Creston; his brothers: R.T. Spainhower, Washington State; Aaron Spainhower, Washington State; Dustin Spainhower, Kansas City, Missouri; Mark Larkin, Nashville, Tennessee; and Curtis Downey, Creston; his sisters: Tina McKinney, Creston; Tammy Henderson, Creston; Becky Mullin, Creston, Lisa Hill, San Antonio, Texas; Mycale Downey, Creston, and Kristi Vicker, Creston; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends.
Preceding Brady in death was his father, Rick Spainhower; his mother, Carla Beavers; his adoptive father, John Larkin; his grandparents, Gladys and Russell Spainhower; and Raymond and Effie Downey; his sister, Kally Jo Spainhower; and his brother, Michael Beavers.