OBIT – Mast, Larry E.
Larry E. Mast, 74, of Dalton, passed away unexpectedly due to heart complications on Friday, December 13, 2019 at Aultman Hospital in Canton.
He was born near Dundee on October 30, 1945 to the late Eli J. and Martha M. (Swartzentruber) Mast and married Ida Mast on October 5, 1968. She survives.
Larry had a passion for, cars and mechanics at a young age which led him into his lifelong career as owner of Domer Service in Dalton. He was known by customers, family and friends with the ability to “fix anything” in taking on jobs most people would not desire, due to his kindness and compassion.
For those who knew Larry, he was best described as being a strong Christian, disciple, loving husband, father and grandfather. He was patient, kind and generous to all who met him. His laugh was electric that expressed his love of life and joy of spending time with family and friends.
Larry was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing, hunting, family vacations and sports. He was also known to take meticulous care of his house and lawn in “mowing numerous hours” and keeping up with the leaves.
God was at the heart of Larry’s life in being a valued contributing member of Calvary Chapel previously and a current member of Fairlawn Mennonite Church. During his time at Fairlawn, Larry helped serve as a Sunday school teacher and work in the Fairlawn cafe.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by children, Angela (Todd) Steiner of Dalton and Brad (Jen) Mast of Richland, WA; grandchildren, Cameron, Jillian, Claire and Riley; a sister, Ruby (Joe) Yoder; and brothers, James “Gates” (Verna) Mast, Maurice (Joan) Mast and Daniel “Dinger” Mast.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Dawn Michelle Mast.
Memorial services will be held on Thursday at 11:00 am at the Fairlawn Mennonite Church, 8520 Emerson Road, Apple Creek, with Pastor Duane Detweiler officiating. Family graveside services will be held prior in the Calvary Chapel Cemetery near Mount Eaton. Friends may call on Wednesday from 1-3 and 6-8 pm at the Fairlawn Mennonite Church. Spidell Funeral Home in Mount Eaton is handling the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Fairlawn Mennonite Church Missions.
Spidell – Mount Eaton