Washington Evening Journal
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LARRY F. CANFIELD
Larry F. Canfield, 83, of Washington, formerly of Burlington, died Monday, July 26, 2021, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, July 30, at Beatty Funeral Home in Washington. The service will be livestreamed the Beatty Facebook page. Burial will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Burlington Memorial Park Cemetery, Burlington, Iowa. The family will greet friends from 9 a.m. until service time at the funeral home. A memorial fund has been established for the great-grandchildren's college fund.
Larry Frank Canfield was born Oct. 26, 1937, in Burlington, Iowa, the son of Cecil D. and Lillian M. (Morris) Canfield. He graduated from Burlington High School in 1956, and served in the United States Air Force from 1956 to 1960. Larry was united in marriage to Shirley Edwards and had four children, the couple later divorced. Larry married Julie Givans and later divorced. Larry was a realtor and owned and operated Canfield, Blacksmith and Swander Realty. He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Burlington, Kiwanis, Mississippi Valley Regional Girl Scouts Board, Burlington Board of Realtors and the Iowa Board of Realtors, serving as president of both realty boards. Larry enjoyed golf, gardening, collecting guns and coins and spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Survivors include three daughters, Chris (Tony) Forcucci of Pleasant Hill, Iowa, Susan (Earl) Wellington of Washington, Iowa, and Julie (Harry) Walker of Washington, Iowa; six grandchildren, Andrew Forcucci, Shannon (Kam) Forcucci Earnest, Kristy Forcucci, AJ (Jacqueline) Walker, Ashtin Walker (fiance Jordan Wells) and Katy Wellington; and four great-grandchildren, Ethan Forcucci, Elliott Leavens Wells, Kieran Forcucci Earnest and Brooks Walker.
Preceding Larry in death were his parents; his infant daughter, Pamela Sue Canfield; and his infant brother, James Canfield.