–On Monday, March 8, Charles Larry Lagle, loving husband, father, and grandfather passed away at the age of 80.

Larry was born on August 8, 1940, in Tucson, Arizona, and was raised in the small Arizona town; Bowie. He served in the Marines from 1960–1970, including time as a reserve. In 1959 he began his long 27-year career with Southern Pacific Railroad. In 1970 he married the love of his life, Joan Giacomini. Together they lived in Cloverdale, Willits, Sacramento, Pioneer, and Paso Robles. Larry also worked for 15 years for Cal-Trans and retired in 2003.

Larry had a passion for building cars, welding, four-wheel-drive runs, road trips, and visiting his hometown of Bowie. He was an extremely hard worker and was very proud of the life he built with Joan. He especially loved spending time with his family and traveling.

Larry is survived by his wife of 50 years Joan; his three children Elizabeth Hill (husband Murray), Jeff Lagle (wife Shirley), and Jennifer Gaviola (husband Brian); his granddaughters Amy Martin, Kaylee Hill, and Malia and Kalani Gaviola. His brother Carl Lagle (wife Cindy) and numerous nieces, nephews, family members, and friends. He was preceded in death by his beloved parents Woodroe and Melba Lagle and his sister Ruth.

There will be private services held for family members and close friends in May in the mountains Larry loved so very much.



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