Lawrence D. “Larry” BUTTON, 78, of Galeton, PA, died Wednesday, November 24, 2021 in UPMC Cole, Coudersport.
Born March 30, 1943, in Wellsboro, he was the son of Harold L. and Louise Zeaman Button. On August 4, 1967, in Galeton, he married the former Diane M. Campbell, who predeceased him on November 20, 2021. A graduate of Galeton Area High School, he served honorably with the U.S. Air Force from 1961 – 1965. Larry was a truck driver for over 50 years working for various trucking companies including Campbell Trucking in Galeton. He was a life member of Gale Hose Ambulance and Goodyear Hose Company. Larry enjoyed the outdoors. He loved spending time at his camp and was an avid fisherman. He taught many of the grandnieces and grandnephews the skill. In the past few years, he took up gardening and had quite a green thumb.
Surviving are: a son, Jeff (Joanna) Button of Frederick, MD; nieces and nephews. In addition to his wife and parents, he was predeceased by his twin brother, Gerald E. "Jerry" Button.
Friends may call Tuesday, November 30, 2021 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM at Pine Creek Valley United Methodist Church, Gaines, where Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday at 10:00 AM. Rev. Dr. Frank H. Billman, Pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in West Hill Cemetery, Galeton. Military Rites will be accorded by members of the Potter County Honor Guard.
Memorials may be made to Gale Hose Ambulance or Goodyear Hose Company.
Arrangements are under the direction of Olney-Foust Funeral Homes & Crematory, Ulysses, PA. Online condolences may be expressed at www.olneyfoust.com.