Larry E. McKelvey, 73, of Montpelier, passed away on July 28, 2020, at his home. He was born on May 26, 1947, in Wauseon to Walter R. and Gladys I. (Shaull) McKelvey. Larry graduated from Montpelier High School. He honorably served his country in the United States Army, completing one tour during the Vietnam War.

Larry retired from Powers & Sons in Montpelier and also worked at Challenge-Cook in Bryan.

He is survived by his sister, Carol Keyser of Roxboro, North Carolina; two nieces, Nia Donovan of Roxboro, North Carolina, and Shannon Bodell of Dublin, Ohio. Larry was preceded in death by his parents.

A private interment will take place at Riverside Cemetery in Montpelier. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Thompson-Geesey Funeral Home in Montpelier. Online condolences may be left at

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