Mr. Lawrence LaBarge, 68, of Fultonville passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 with his loving family by his side.
He was born in Amsterdam on April 1, 1952 the son of Robert and Margaret “Peggy” LaBarge.
Lawrence attended local school graduating from Fonda Fultonville High School the class of 1970. He began his career working for Montgomery County and spent many years as a Union Carpenter, eventually retiring from Montgomery County as a Structural Maintenance Supervisor.
Lawrence was united in marriage on October 26, 1984 to the love of his life Brenda Swanker LaBarge. In addition to his wife Lawrence is survived by his mother Margaret LaBarge, daughter Melissa LaBarge Livingstone, son Craig LaBarge, grandchildren Alexis, Hunter and Schyler Livingstone, and Logan LaBarge. He also leaves behind sister Nadine Holmes, brother Steven (Kathie) LaBarge, in-laws James and Jeanette Swanker, sisters-in-law Roxanne (Mark) Douglass, Kimberly (Fred) Rich, Gretchen (Rick) Krohn, and Courtney (Ray) Gawlak, as well as his brother-in-law James (Marilyn) Swanker. Also surviving are his cousin James Zayicek and several very special nieces, nephews as well as his good friends at O.M.G.W.
Lawrence was preceded in death by his father Robert, and brother Daniel.
He will be remembered for his love of gardening, wood working, and his enjoyment of family.
There will be no formal services. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation JDRF, PO BOX 37920, Boone IA 50037-0920 www.JDRF.org/donate, or the Make A Wish foundation www.wish.org/donate.