William Howard Larson, Sr., 87, of Versailles, died Saturday, September 29, 2018. He was born September 25, 1931 in McKeesport and was the son of the late Felix Samuel and Bessie (Mills) Larson. William was a commercial artist and had worked for the former Penn Art Studio in Pittsburgh and Moreau Inc., in Monroeville. William served in the US Army during the Korean War. For his service, he received the Korean Service Medal with 2 Bronze Stars, National Defense Service Medal, Combat Infantry Badge and UN Service Medal. He is survived by his wife, Doris May (Wecas) Larson, son, William H. (Cheryl) Larson Jr., of Versailles, daughters, Amy Sue Larson of Lititz, and Bess Ann (Thomas) Beaty of Cary, NC.; brother, Felix "Sam" (Gwen) Larson of Center City, CO, sister, Phyllis (Leo) Fey of Level Green; grandchildren, Sarah Lynn (Andy) Krut and Elizabeth Ann Larson; great-grandson, Sullivan Krut; and nieces and nephews.
Friends are welcome Friday, October 5, 2018 from 9-11:00 am, at the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, Director. Service will held in the funeral home chapel on Friday at 11:00 am with The Rev. Andrew Harvey, officiating. Inurnment with Military Honors will be at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Bridgeville. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to your favorite No Kill Shelter. Condolences may be made at Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com