Obituaries

Lawrence “Larry” Wilson Halstead

October 17, 1929 - June 25, 2019

Lawrence was born October 17, 1929 to the late Lawrence Halstead and Gladys Austin Halstead.

As a teen Larry built hot rods in his barn on 7 Hawthorne St. known as Halstead Havens Hotrod Heaven. He entertained at the Perry Auditorium as a singer. He was Cub Scout Master for pack 44 as his boys grew and became scout master for Troop 43. In the mid ‘60’s he was one of the founding fathers for the Perry Emergency Ambulance Corp and was their president for a while. He enjoyed camping with his family and square dancing with his wife, Marcy in the Wyco-Promenders.

At the age of 60 and after a long career as a printer at the Perry Herald, Larry received an associate’s degree. He then went to work at Livingston County Correctional Facility as a drug and alcohol rehab counselor. During that time Larry and his wife enjoyed managing a ceramics business in their home.

Along with his parents, Lawrence is preceded in death by his beloved wife, Marcella Belle Caryl Halstead, his sister, Carol Spencer and her husband, William and several in-laws and great grandson, Lucas Dillon.

Surviving are his sons, Dennis (Lisa) Halstead, Richard (Mary Jane) Halstead, Ronald (Nancy) Halstead, Robert (Raymond Beekman) Halstead; daughters, Lucinda (David) Rhodes, Carol (Spencer) Willey, Donna (Jeffery) Corey; 20 Grandchildren and 20 Great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He loved them all very much.

Friends may call Friday, June 28 from 3 – 5 & 7 – 9 PM at the Robinson & Hackemer Funeral Home, 246 N. Main St., Warsaw. Larry’s Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, June 29 at 1 PM at St. Isidore’s Parish, St. Joseph’s Church Site, Perry, NY. Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Perry. Online condolences at http://www.robinsonandhackemer.com.

Important Dates

June 28, 2019 : Calling hours for Lawrence “Larry” W. Halstead - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

June 28, 2019 : Calling hours for Lawrence “Larry” W. Halstead - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

June 29, 2019 : Mass of Christian Burial for Lawrence “Larry” W. Halstead at St. Isidore’s Parish, St. Joseph’s Church, Perry - 1:00 PM

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Jul 10.19 from Donna Beeman Forsyth :

I have such fond memories of Larry and Marcy and of course all the children and some of the Grandkids.
I’m so sorry for your loss
God Bless