Larry Eugene Hadler, Sr., 83, of Greensburg, died July 20, 2022 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Larry was born on August 13, 1938 in Greensburg, Indiana, the son of Harley and Barbara Joyce (Starks) Hadler. He was a lifelong resident of Greensburg and graduated in 1956 from Greensburg High School. On November 11, 1958, he married Vicki (Hill) Hadler.
Larry worked at the Cummins Engine Company Research Center, where he retired after more than 40 years. He spent much of his retirement managing and working on several rental homes. He loved First Baptist Church in Greensburg, where he was an active member and deacon. He and his wife traveled with the church to carry out ministry service projects. For decades, Larry enjoyed spending time each year in Bradenton, Florida, boating, fishing, and working on home improvement projects. The past few years have kept him closer to home, creating memories with his family and friends.
Larry is survived by his wife of sixty-four years, Vicki Hadler; son, Larry E. (Lora) Hadler, Jr. of Greensburg; his daughter-in-law Lana (Joe) Fritz of Tennessee; two granddaughters, Ashley Hadler (Kent) Winingham of Carmel and Larami (Philip) Schneider of Batesville; three great-grandchildren, W. Jack Winingham, Taylor Schneider and Chase Schneider; and two sisters, Harlean VanArsdall of Greensburg and Karen Rae (James) Allen of Columbus. His parents predeceased him.
Celebration of Life services will be held at First Baptist Church in Greensburg on Thursday, July 28, 2022. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. and the service will begin at noon with Rev. Cliff Bunch officiating. Larry will be buried in South Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to The Gideons International, whose mission, in part, is to “encourage one another to do the work of the Lord”. (Gideons.org). Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.gilliland-howe.com