Bom-Wrapper

Larry Vokes

Larry James Vokes

Saturday, April 18th, 1953 - Thursday, January 7th, 2021
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Larry Vokes, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been submitted for approval. There may be a delay before posting.

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Larry Vokes

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question or comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Larry's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

Larry's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.

Obituary

Vokes, Larry James

Peacefully at West Haldimand General Hospital, Hagersville, surrounded by his family, on Thursday, January 7, 2021, in his 68th year. Larry Vokes, beloved husband of Kathryn (nee Duxbury), for 40 years. Loving father of Diana and Matthew Wiedrick, Melissa and Ryan Dickie, Adam and Dana Vokes and Trevor and Emma Vokes. Dear Papa of Caleb, Eleanor, Meredith, Leopold, George, Chloe, Taylor, Charlotte, Lakyn and Addalyn. Brother of Gail and Bill Hobbs, Betty Lou and Peter Baird, Bonnie and the late Jack Wardell and the late David and brother-in-law of the Vicki and late Jim Duxbury, Brian and Ina Duxbury and Bruce and Sue Duxbury.

Larry was born in Hagersville on April 18, 1953 to Harold (Pete) and Audrey Vokes and was the youngest of an older brother and 3 sisters. He grew up a farm boy, learning the trade from his Dad, later taking over the family business and raising his own family on the farm he grew up on. Larry was so proud to share the love of farming with his sons, and he took pleasure in making sure his grandchildren learned that you should only ever play with red tractors.

Larry was a retired Steamfitter and was a member of UA Local 67 for over 40 years.

Aside from farming and spending time with family, Larry was an avid traveler of the many campsites in Norfolk County. He loved nothing more than having a beer with friends at a campfire. Many family and friends spent countless hours getting beat by Larry's card playing skills, but being his card partner came with the added pressure of making sure you always played the right card.

Larry loved onion sandwiches, Ford, making sure his guests were well taken care of, and was famous for his homemade cocktail called a 'Lucky Larry'. Larry will be so incredibly missed by too many people to mention, but he will be remembered as the guy who always made you feel welcome, the friend you called if you needed a hand, and someone who would give you the (35 year-old) shirt off his back.

Cremation has taken place and a Life Celebration will be held at a later date when gathering restrictions are lifted. Arrangements entrusted to COOPER FUNERAL HOME, Jarvis (519-587-4414). If desired, donations to Wesley United Church or West Haldimand Hospital Foundation or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Friends are invited send condolences and sign the Book of Memories at www.cooperfuneralhome.ca
Read Less

To plant a memorial tree in honor of Larry James Vokes, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Sign Up for Notifications

Receive notifications about information and event scheduling for Larry

Service Details

There are no events scheduled. You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family, or planting a memorial tree in memory of Larry James Vokes.

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Larry here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

No video recorded.

Private Condolence
Plant a Tree in Memory of Larry
3 trees have been planted in memory of Larry James Vokes
CB

City of Brantford

Posted at 06:19pm
With caring thoughts,
Tree Image
A memorial tree was planted in the memory of Larry Vokes — Plant a Tree Now
DB

Dan Beischlag

Posted at 09:14am
We will always cherish the many fun memories at the Duxbury cottage near Rosedale with Larry and the gang. That was many years ago. I especially can attest to Larry's savvy card playing abilities. Our gang played poker on Friday nights, once a month and I don't seem to remember Larry losing many games as the piles of change always seemed to be accumulated in from of him. He was always eager to get the cauliflower or onions from the sweet pickle jar at the end of the night. Larry and I both enjoyed the Toronto Maple Leafs and had many good discussions as to how we could win a Stanley cup if we were in charge. These are just a few of my thoughts and memories of a kind friend. Larry, we will miss you.
Dan and Lu-Ann
KH

Ken & Patti Head

Posted at 09:36am
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Tree Image
A memorial tree was planted in the memory of Larry Vokes — Plant a Tree Now

Kenneth Head

Posted at 09:32am
Kathryn, our thoughts are with you and your family at this time. Wish we we closer in many ways.
BF

Bill Fife

Posted at 09:48pm
Larry was a man that was always nice to see and lifted your spirit. Such a pleasant man. I am so sorry. Condolences to his family.
Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each

Tribute Video

Share by: