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Larry Dean Uhrich

March 23, 1940 — April 28, 2024

Amarillo

Larry Dean Uhrich, 84, of Amarillo, TX died Sunday, April 28, 2024. 

The funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, May 2, 2024, at Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel, 2800 Paramount Blvd. with Pastor Jimmy Evans officiating.  Graveside will be held at Llano Cemetery in Amarillo, Texas following the service. 

Larry was born on March 23,1940 in Scottsbluff, Nebraska to Melvin and Mary Ann Uhrich. He was a graduate in 1958 from Gering High School where he achieved many awards in sports such as his record breaking number of rebounds in basketball where a plaque still remains in his name today. After graduating he enlisted in the Army and was in the 101st Airborne Division for three years. 

Larry moved to Amarillo after his service in the Military and began his career at ASARCO where he was employed for thirty-seven years and retired in 2000. He was an avid bowler who proudly earned a perfect game twice in his bowling career. Larry had a love for golfing and had two hole in ones that he was very proud of. One of his favorite hobbies was to fish and hunt which he annually enjoyed with his dear friends and family. If anyone knew Larry, you would know his love for the Nebraska Cornhuskers and the Dallas Cowboys as he supported his teams every season. He spent many Saturday mornings meeting with his breakfast buddies and enjoying their friendship. He was known for his jokes and humor that could make anyone laugh at any time! 

Larry was preceded in death by his father and mother Melvin and Mary Ann Uhrich. 

Larry is survived by his wife, Judy Uhrich, daughter, Cindy Stanley and husband Robert, son, Steve Uhrich and wife Shanna, daughter, Lisa Ward and husband Robbie, all of Amarillo, Texas. His grandchildren Lindsey Stanley, Hunter and Hallie Uhrich, and Blake and Brooke Ward, all of Amarillo, Texas. His siblings, brother, Tom Uhrich of Gering, Nebraska, sister, Bonnie McRae and husband Jeff of Vancouver, Washington, sister, Julie Fox and husband Tim of Gering, Nebraska, and brother, Randy Uhrich of Oregon City, Oregon. 

Larry loved life and lived to the fullest each day. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends. Larry enjoyed telling jokes and encouraged those around to laugh through the good times and the bad times. 

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