Mr. Larry A. Brown, age 56 of Grant, died Sunday, March 31, 2013 at his home near Grant. He was born Larry Allen Brown in Bailey, the son of Thelma Mae (Larson) and Stanley M. Brown on February 22, 1957. He married Tia Lynn Turco on 1993 in White Cloud. He was a Machine Builder/ Fabricator for Knape & Vogt Manufacturing until 1996. He was a member of the Ravenna Free Methodist Church, he built musical instruments and was an accomplished Banjo player.

He is survived by his wife Tia, his children Allen & Dianna Brown of Grant, Joe & Holly Brown of Newaygo, Jake & Jana Shavalier of Grand Rapids, Lacy Shavalier of White Cloud, 1 grandson, his brothers and sister Tom & Karen Brown, Stanley & Ann Brown, Steve & Terry Brown, Tammy Brown, Tim & Jean Brown.

Memorial services will be held at 2:00 PM from the Ravenna Free Methodist Church, on Saturday, April 6, 2013 with Pastor Rick Ferris officiating. A Luncheon and Jam session will follow services.  Interment will be in the Seaman Cemetery near Bailey. For Memorials please consider the family for funeral expenses.

McKinley Funeral Home, Grant, 231‑834‑5613