Gary Larned (age 70) of Tipp City died April 24 after a battle with prostate cancer. He was born January 11, 1947 in Shelby, Ohio. He grew up in Mansfield and graduated from Madison HS. He served in the US Army during Vietnam and was stationed in Ft Polk, La. He married Leslie Pittenger (now Balliett). While in Louisiana his son Toby was born. After leaving the military he returned to Bellville, Ohio where his daughter Tiffany was born. He worked at the Tappan Company. In 1976 the family moved to Las Vegas, NV where Gary spent much of his adult life. In Las Vegas, his career in residential construction spanned nearly 30 years in a variety of roles. In 1985 he married Terri Turvey, his loving wife of almost 32 years. They retired to Tipp City, Ohio in 2009.

Gary was preceded in death by his parents Vince and Mary (Alexander) Larned and his brother Gene Larned. He is survived by his wife Terri, his son Toby (Dell) Larned, his daughter Tiffany (Larry) Pritchard, and 4 grandchildren (Kylie, Brennan, Mia and Brody).

Arrangements have been entrusted to FRINGS AND BAYLIFF FUNERAL HOME, 327 W. Main St., Tipp City, OH 45371. The family will hold a Celebration of Life. Burial will be in Mansfield Cemetery, Mansfield, Ohio. To honor Gary, donations may be made to Hospice of Miami County. To leave a condolence or share a memory with the family please visit

Gary was a loving husband, dad, and papa. He loved his family/friends, animals, the outdoors, and cars. He will be missed.