D. Patrick Larkins

SEBRING – D. Patrick Larkins, 62, of North Royalton, formerly of Sebring, died suddenly on Wednesday at University Hospital, Cleveland.

He was born on Oct. 19, 1951 in Steubenville, the son of the late Dale Winfield and Clarita (Duffy) Larkins.

Patrick was a graduate of Sebring McKinley High School and Kent State University. He worked at WOIO and WFAH radio stations following graduation from Kent State with a BS degree in communications. He was a longtime employee of Nationwide Insurance as a senior claims adjuster.

Patrick is survived by his sister, Joyce (Thomas) Moore of Trenton, MI.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Holly (Farmer) Larkins.

A funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Ann Catholic Church in Sebring. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Friday at Gednetz-Ruzek Funeral Home in Sebring.

Memorial contributions may be made in Patrick’s honor to the charity of the donor’s choice. Friends may send condolences and sign the guest register online at www.grfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are by Gednetz-Ruzek Funeral Home Sebring.