Larry L. Krimes, 73, of Denver, PA, left
this world for a new journey on April 28, 2019.
Born January 6, 1946 in Lebanon County,
Larry was a son of Naomi "Peg" (Saul) Krimes and the late Martin Luther Krimes.
He was a U.S. Army Veteran, serving from
1965-1967 and was the owner/operator of Krimes Machine Shop in Ephrata for many
Larry married the love of his life,
Beverly Ann Simmons, on January 29, 1966.
Their first date was at a dirt track race and led to their lifelong
passion for racing
Larry raced a late model in the early
70's and later raced a 410 sprint car.
When his son Alan was old enough, they began racing micro sprints at
Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway together.
They then moved up to the 358 and 410 sprint car division with Larry as
Larry was most proud of the many racing
accomplishments they achieved together, including many race wins and 2 track
championships at Lincoln Speedway in Abbottstown, PA.
The fatigue from chemo didn't keep Larry
from attending the races. He was always smiling and willing to lend a helping
hand. He will always be his children's hero and his wife's prince.
In addition to his wife and mother,
Larry is survived by two children: Cindy M. Krimes of Lancaster, PA and Alan D.
Krimes of Dover, PA; one grandson: Jesse L. Krimes of Philadelphia, PA; one
great-grandson: Killian L. McGaw of Conestoga, PA; two brothers: Harold E.
Krimes, Sr. (Carol) and Ronald G. Krimes; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his father, Larry was
preceded in death by one brother, Donald L. Krimes.
A celebration of life will be held
Sunday May 19th from 1pm-3pm at Reamstown Fire Company
In lieu of flowers, please be kind to
one another and make the world a better place.