Toby L. Larimore

Updated: Mar 29, 2020

Toby L. Larimore, 41, of Karns City, passed away unexpectedly of natural causes Sunday afternoon March 22, 2020 at UPMC Presbyterian in Pittsburgh.

Toby was born in Kittanning on June 1, 1978. He was the son of Leslie Brothers Larimore of Petrolia and the late Jeffrey W. Larimore and the late Deborah Erdos Reed.

Toby was a 1997 graduate of Karns City Area High School and was employed as a driver for Shriver Bus Co. in Cowansville. He enjoyed hunting, camping, and most especially spending time with his kids and family. He was an avid NASCAR and Pittsburgh Steelers fan. He had been a member of the Petrolia Fire Dept. for more than 20 years and had served the department as assistant chief.

Toby is survived by his wife, Tammy L. Merchant Larimore, whom he married in Petrolia on September 10, 2011. Also surviving are three children, Landon D., Chloe M. and Carly E. Larimore, all of Karns City; three sisters, Lynda M. Larimore Tahon (Ben) of Tarentum, Stephanie L. Servis (Jay) of Northeast, and Krista Albaugh (Brandon) of Shippenville; a brother, Ronnie Albaugh (Hannah) of Punxsutawney; his mother-in- law, Angie Merchant of Karns City; a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Denise and Mike Crawford of Harrisville; his maternal grandfathers, Richard Erdos of Michigan and Sam Brothers of Petrolia, as well as a number of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

In addition to his parents, Toby was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Jerry Merchant.

We appreciate in this uncertain time with the COVID-19 pandemic that attending a visitation may not be in your best health interest. Please be with us in prayer. Should you be able to attend, friends will be received at the Hile Funeral Home of Chicora, 339 Chicora Fenelton Rd., Chicora, from1-3 and 5–7 p.m. Thursday.

The viewing chapel will be limited to 10 people at a time.

A private family service will follow at 7:00 p.m. with the Rev. David Perry, pastor of the Petrolia Evangelical Presbyterian Church, officiating.

To help defray funeral expenses, contributions may be sent to the funeral home at PO Box 262, Chicora, PA 16025.

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