K8GMO Obit Info From Funeral Home
England, Rev. Dr. Lawrence C.Dec 6, 1933 - Dec 2, 2012
Reverend Dr. Lawrence England, age 78 of Holland went to be with his Lord and Savior Sunday, December 2, 2012.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Betty England and an infant son, Jeffrey England.
He served as a minister at the First Baptist Church in Holland and New Richmond Baptist Church. He was the founder of the Fundamental Bible Institute and the founder and Chancellor of West Michigan Bible College. Larry also served as Quiz Master for West Michigan GARBC for 20 years.
He served his country in the Air Force during the Korean Conflict.
Larry is survived by his children: Marty and Shirley England of Holland, Barbara and Tim McKessy of Saugatuck and Shari and John Trautmann of Holland.
7 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.
Sister, Judith Herbert of Ontario, CA.
In-laws: Wilburn Rhoades of Chicago, Joan Dexter of Muskegon, William Vander Slute of Muskegon, Janet and William Schugars of South Bend, IN, Doris Arbo of South Bend, IN, Jim and Sue Vander Slute of Muskegon and Marlene Vander Slute of Muskegon.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, December 6, 2012 at Rose Park Baptist Church,. Pastor Frank Senters will officiate. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home. Burial will be in Pilgrim Home Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to the American Heart Association or the Alzheimer’s Association.