Larry Titus, 89, of Burlington, died at 3:40 PM Monday, April 2, 2018, at the Blair House Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Burlington.
Born July 27, 1928, in Burlington, he was the son of Clarence Lawson and Mary Salome Titus. On November 11, 1949, he married Donna Jo Goddard in Burlington. She later passed on October 18, 2002.
He retired after 40 years from Burlington Northern Railroad as a Material's Manager. After retirement he worked for Shottenkirk driving cars.
Larry was a U.S. Navy Veteran, serving from September 21, 1945 until July 26, 1949. He was stationed on the USS Seer and USS Superior.
He was a member of the Asbury Methodist Church. He enjoyed tending to his vegetable garden and helping people.
Survivors include five sons, Delane (Nancy) Titus of Spokane, WA, Dana (Kay) Titus of Maple Park, IL, Daylin (Diane) Titus of Prince Frederick, MD, Devin (Jeanie) Titus of Biggsville, IL, and David (Virginia) Titus of Mount Airy, MD; twelve grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and devoted brother and friend, Ed Titus of Burlington.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, and two brothers, Mike and Lawson.
Cremation has been entrusted to the care of Prugh~Thielen Crematory.
Visitation will be from 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM, Friday, April 6, 2018 at Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home with the family to receive friends.
The memorial service for Mr. Titus will be 2:00 PM Friday, April 6, 2018, at Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home. Full military honors will be rendered by the Burlington Area Veterans Honor Guard. Burial will be in Burlington Memorial Park Cemetery with Donna. A time of food and fellowship will be held in the community room at Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home following the burial.
A memorial has been established for the King's Daughters Home.
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