Larry Erwin Smalley, 63, of Denver, Colo., formerly of Charlevoix, passed away July 1, 2011, in Denver.
He was born Sept. 24, 1947, in Three Rivers, and graduated from Sturgis High School. Larry served in the U.S. Navy from 1965 to 1969 in Vietnam.
Larry loved to travel and enjoyed football.
He is survived by his sisters, Linda R. (Pete) Sweeney of Charlevoix, Deborah L. Smalley of Boyne City, Darlene M. (John) Harris of Perry; brother, Jeff (Renee) Popenhagen of Valdez, Alaska; stepmother, Patricia Smalley of Charlevoix; eight nieces and nephews; nine great-nieces and nephews.
Larry was preceded in death by his mother, Barbara Ledyard in 1992, and his father, Erwin Smalley in 2008.
A graveside service will be 11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Undine Cemetery in Hayes Township, Charlevoix County. The Rev. Daniel Gilmore of the Charlevoix Church of the Nazarene will officiate.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Saint Francis Center, 2323 Curtis Street, Denver, Colo. 80205-2664.