Obituary of Larry Orson Kittle
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Larry O. Kittle, 72, of Bainbridge NY passed away peacefully on March 8, 2023, with his wife by his side, after a courageous battle with cancer.
Larry was born on May 29, 1950 to Herman & Arlene Fairbairn in Margaretville, NY. He attended Margaretville School and then went on to do what he loved best which was to use his natural skills and talents building cottages and woodworking. He also worked at many other places during his life, some of which were The Beechnut Factory, Elmer's Glue, and what used to be Railcon. Before retiring, Larry was someone that was depended upon to take care of the landscaping and lawn care needs of many.
Larry was proud of his Native American Heritage and always shared this with others. He was selfless and humble and adored his wife and children. Often times known to boast about them. He was very personable and always enjoyed talking to others for hours, even perfect strangers that he would meet on the street or at the grocery store.
In 1969, he met the love of his life, Donna, at a dance at the Hay Loft in Andes, NY. Larry and Donna married on November 28, 1970 in Delhi, NY. They went on to have two beautiful children, Michelle and Corey. They were his pride and joy.
Larry was predeceased by his parents and a sister-in-law, Doris Singleton. He is survived by his wife and soulmate, Donna, of 52 years. His daughter and son-in-law, Michelle and Michael Carlsson. His son and daughter-in-law, Corey Kittle and Heather Earl. Siblings, Randy (Gloria) Fairbairn, Victor (Diane) Fairbairn, Alan Fairbairn, and Tammy Fairbairn. He is also survived by a cousin, Richard Fairbairn. His sister-in-laws and brother-in-laws, Barbara & Arthur Brooks as well as Gloria Filer & Fayette Goodrich. His grandchildren, Johnathan Carlsson, Emily Carlsson, and Corey Annemarie Kittle who graduates this year. Great grandchildren, Colton Carpenter and Asher Carlsson. Several nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at the CH Landers Funeral Home at 21 Main Street, Sidney, NY on March 18, 2023. Calling hours will be from 1-2pm and service will be at 2pm.