Ray E. Larch, 83, died March 2, 1991 at a local hospital of a lingering illness.

Born January 13, 1908 in Salt Lake City to Charles Frederick and Louisa Hodder Larch. He married Juanita Myers July 29, 1932. She died July 12, 1978.Graduate of West High School. He was owner and operator of Larch Tire Service until retirement in 1965. He loved fishing, boating and traveling in his trailer.

He was a member of Kiabab Lodge #25, Scottish Rite, and El Kalah Temple. He was past president of the Business Men's Executive Association.

He is survived by son, Charles R. Larch; sister, Nellie M. Larch, both of Salt Lake City; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by two sisters, Beatrice and Irene; three brothers, Louis, Gordon, and Denzil.

Funeral services will be held 12 noon, Wednesday, March 6, 1991, at Evans & Early Mortuary, 574 East 1st South. Friends may call Tuesday evening, 7 to 8 p.m., and one hour prior to services. Burial at Mount Olivet Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions my be made to the Evangelical Free Church Building Fund, 4630 South Fortuna Way, SLC, Ut. 84124 or to the charity of your choice.

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