Born February 20, 1941, Indianapolis IN to Walter and Helen Okey
Siblings: Larry is the baby of the family of 6 children. Predeceased by sisters Mary Katherine and Dorothy, Beverly, brothers Loren, Vernon, and Larry
Died September 15, 2021, San Diego, CA
Married Paula Mary Youngers August 11, 1962, at Blessed Sacrament—one of the first weddings in the new Church—59 years ago.
Larry’s greatest pride is his 3 children:
Tim Okey, married to Pam Okey, 3 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren
Terry Okey, lives in Hollywood and is passionate about music especially the guitar
Kristen Okey Morgan, married to Joshua, 2 grandchildren
Worked in grocery, woodworking.
Loved football: The San Diego Aztecs and The San Diego Chargers. Loved old cars and 50’s music, Balboa Park, folk music concerts, trains and 50’s diners.
Volunteer Extraordinaire: Indian Guides, Altar Boys, Woodworking, San Diego Automotive Museum, San Diego Fire Museum, Antique Automobiles of America Car Club, Sharp Grossmont Hospital, Cursillo’s in Christianity, Whispering Winds Catholic Conference Center
First graduating class of Crawford High School 1959
Funeral Service for Larry E. Okey
Saturday October 9, 2021 at 1:00 PM
Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church
NOTE. This will be a Catholic Mass. At this time the Bishops of San Diego are asking that masks be worn in the Church in appreciation of the COVID-19 outbreak.
There is no reception following Mass. Friends and family are welcome to mingle on the north side of the Church following Mass.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Larry’s name to Whispering Winds Catholic Conference Center. Whispering Winds is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation # 95-3407343.
Whispering Winds 4636 Mission Gorge Place #203 San Diego CA 92120