Clarence "Larry" Cooper Lansing age 87 of Littleton formerly of Ayer and Haskell, New Jersey passed away on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at UMASS Medical Center in Worcester, he was the husband of the late Carol (Irion) Lansing.
Larry was born in Harrison, NJ on February 27, 1931 the son of the late Harold and Isabelle (McLaughlin) Lansing. Raised and educated in Harrison, NJ He soon enlisted in the United States Army and proudly served his country.
Larry and Carol married on September 8, 1951 at Christ Episcopal Church in Newark, NJ, they soon settled in Haskell, New Jersey where together they raised their loving family. Larry worked for many years for the Ford Motor Company. Upon retirement they moved to Ayer, MA and enjoyed many happy times with their family especially their grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. Larry had a love for travel, he visited almost every state in the union and was known to randomly drive to any location of his choice. He enjoyed researching his family history, playing bingo and was a generous and caring man and would assist anyone in need. Larry's most cherished memories were when he was surrounded by his family at dinners, bbq's and road trips.
He is survived by his son Mark Lansing of Norfolk, VA, Gail Colard of Townsend, his grandchildren, Lisa, Brenda, Raymond, Crystal, Mathew, Thomas, Amber, great-grandchildren Allyson, Deja, Taja, Timmy, Arikka, Brendan, James, Quincy Samantha, Chealsea, Peter, Vincent, Zachary, Samantha, Jacob, Charlie, Alexis, Timmy, Piper, Max and great-great grandchildren Bentley, Lucas, Ariella, Isaiah, Kaiden. As well as extended family and many friends. He was predeceased by his wife Carol (Irion) Lansing, daughter Patricia Percoskie, his son-in-law Peter Percoskie and granddaughter Samantha Colard.
Family and friends will gather to honor and remember Larry on Thursday, January 17 from 4:00-7:00 pm in the Badger Funeral Home, 347 King St., Littleton. His funeral service will be held on Friday at 11:00 am in the funeral home. Burial will follow with U.S. Army Military Honors at 1:00 pm at the Massachusetts Veteran's Cemetery, Winchendon.
Donations in his memory may be made to:
American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22478
Oklahoma City, OK 73123