Larry Monroe, 82, of Flat Rock, Indiana passed away on Jan. 11, 2020 at his home surrounded by family.

He was born Jan. 31, 1937 in Bartholomew County, the son of Cyrus B. and Lelia Monroe. He married Doris Sullivan on Nov.3, 1956. Larry had two brothers, Lyman and Donald Monroe who preceded him in death.

Larry spent his entire career at Cummins as a graphic artist. He was a member of the Indiana National Guard serving at Atterbury, Indiana. He enjoyed drawing caricatures and illustrations, spending time with his grandchildren and being outdoors. He loved feeding his birds, reading history and watching his favorite sports teams.

He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years and six children; a daughter Anita (Scott) Mings of Flat Rock, sons Jeff (Debbie) Monroe of Columbus, Kent Monroe of Flat Rock, Eric (Sandy) Monroe of Hope, Tim Monroe of Flat Rock, Steve Monroe of Columbus.

He was blessed with nine grandchildren: Jordan Myers, Justin Mings, Sarah Mings, Erica Burbrink, Joshua Monroe, Cassy Minor, Glenn Monroe, Jessica Foster and Jennifer Monroe. He also had 8 great-grandchildren.

A graveside service for family and friends will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Flat Rock Cemetery in Flat Rock, Indiana.

Memorial contributions may be donated to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana, 2626 E 17th St., Columbus, IN 47201.

Arrangements were handled by Norman Funeral Home.

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