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MARGARETVILLE - Lawrence A. "Larry" Cairns, 81, passed away Wednesday morning, Feb. 28, 2018, at the Mountainside Nursing Home in Margaretville.
Born July 15, 1936, Larry was the son of the late Allan and Elinor (Ceas) Cairns.
A graduate of South Kortright Central School, Larry worked for the Allen Boys School in South Kortright and later drove a milk truck for Riddell Bros. of Oneonta. He also drove school bus for the South Kortright Central School.
Besides his parents, Larry was predeceased by a daughter, Teresa Hauser; and brother, Robert Cairns.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy Cairns of Highpoint, North Carolina; four children, Michael (Elaine) Cairns of Schoharie, Roger Cairns of Stamford, Mathew Cairns of Highpoint, North Carolina and JoAnne Maxey of Goose Creek, South Carolina; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Larry's family will announce spring memorial services once plans are complete.
Contributions in memory of Larry may be made to a charity of one's choice.
The Cairns family thanks the nurses and staff of Mountainside for the care Larry received over the last two decades he lived there.
Share condolences with the Cairns family online at www.macarthurfh.com.
Published on March 8, 2018
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