Larry worked as a Manager of the York Dairy Queen, as a horse trainer, and was a chef when he lived in Arizona. He raced thoroughbred horses, was a member and board member of the Horseman Benevolent Protection Association. He loved kids, was involved in 4-H, and loved giving his family cooking advice.
He is survived by his partner Steve Irlando of York, sisters Julie (Allan) Hoffschneider of Waco, and Jodie (Kevin) Blase of Polk; mother and step-father Maxine and Larry Klingsporn of York; nieces Karlie (Sean) Walkup of York, Joslyn Blase of Central City, and great-niece Nora Walkup of York.
He is preceded in death by his father.
A Memorial service is scheduled for 10:00 AM Thursday, January 17, 2019 at the Fairmont Community Church in Fairmont with the Reverend Pat Norris officiating. Inurnment will follow at the Fairmont Cemetery. There will be no viewing or visitation as it was Larry’s wish to be cremated. Memorials may be directed to the family for later designation.