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Lawrence Ringler

Ringler, Lawrence I, "ORF Dragon", age 69 of Farmersville, OH has departed this realm, slain, by small cell lung cancer, after a short battle on June 22, 2017.  He was born in Columbus, OH on March 13, 1948 to the late Irvin and Anne (Meyers) Ringler.  He graduated from the Walnut Ridge High School in Columbus, OH in 1966 and served as a United States Marine from 1966 to 1969.  Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother Richard (Rick) Ringler and his sister Carol.  He is survived by his third wife, Juanite (Bourne) Ringler whom he met and married at the Ohio Renaissance Festival in 1996, where they both worked.  Along with his wife, he is survived by his son, Sir Lawrence "Tiny" Ringler, daughters Shannon L. (Rob) Hohenstein, and Secunda L. "Red" Stanton, and step-daughter Donna N. (Al) Clark.  His grandchildren, Heather, Asia, Aleaha, Chance, Savannah, step-grandson Shane, his sister Sandy Coffin, brother Irvin Ringler II, a very special niece Roxie (Perry) Lusk, and many other nephews and nieces.  Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday June 27, 2017 at 10:00 am with visitation one hour prior to the service at the Arpp & Root Funeral Home, 29 N Main St. Germantown, OH.  Interment immediately following at Bear Creek Cemetery in Trotwood.  The family will receive friends Monday June 26 fro 5-7 PM at the funeral home.  Larry loved his extended "family" from ORF and all the children he entertained with fondest memories of Drew, the little boy that ran away from the "Dragon".

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So sorry to hear of Larry's passing. I went to Walnut Ridge with Larry and he always made me laugh. I haven't seen him these past 50 years but as I watched the video of pictures he still made me smile. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. RIP Larry Ringler and may you keep smiling.

Linda (Petty) Hardin Jun 26 2017 12:00 AM

Juanita, I send my condolences during this sad time in your life.. May God wrap his loving arms around you to comfort and give you peace... He lived life the way he wanted too and that is what I loved the most about him... Your wedding was a memorable one tis this day if I close my eyes I can still see how "HAPPY" you were to be marrying your love Juanita.... I will not "EVER FORGET YOU'! May you 'REST IN PEACE'.. "FLY HIGH WITH THE ANGELS'

Gail Stewart (Bourne) Jun 23 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Lawrence Ringler

Gail Stewart (Bourne) Jun 23 2017 12:00 AM