Larry Robert McAdow

March 9, 1945 ~ March 28, 2018 (age 73)


Larry R. McAdow, age 73, of Battle Creek, MI passed away Wednesday, March 28, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Battle Creek, MI on March 9, 1945, the son of Jack and Phyllis (Multer) McAdow. Larry was a high school graduate of Battle Creek Central and continued his education at Kellogg Community College earning a degree in Fire Science. He proudly served as an Aviation Machinist Mate (Jet) 3rd Class in the United States Navy during the Vietnam conflict. After serving his time, he returned to Battle Creek where he worked as a Battle Creek City Firefighter, retiring as Captain. Larry enjoyed teaching and training within the cities fire academy.

He is survived by his loving wife, Donna L. McAdow; children, Bambi (Jonah) Jerome, Erin (Mike) Clore, Kellee (Adam) Fellows, Ryan (Kathy) Lashuay; 12 grandchildren; and brother, Rex (Barb) McAdow. Larry was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Tom McAdow.

Larry was laid to rest on Friday, March 30, 2018 at Fort Custer National Cemetery. Family is requesting memorial contributions be directed to Disabled American Veterans or Battle Creek Fire Department.

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