Larry J. 'The Candyman' Reel, Sr., 61, of Pueblo. Sunrise, Dec. 13, 1952. Sunset, March 19, 2014. Survived by his wife, Merry; daughter, Jennifer; son, Larry Jr. (Amanda); sister, Cheryl (Chuck); three grandchildren, Ryan, Vanessa, Brandon; brothers-and-sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family and numerous friends. Preceded in death by his parents, Billie James and Verla Dean Reel; brother, Billy Reel, and sister, Brenda Shumpert. Larry was born in England, Ark. and was raised in southern California. He worked for Boeing for 17 years, a career he loved and made countless friends. In his spare time, Larry enjoyed spending time with his family, friends, and animals. He loved cars, racing, working in his garage, hunting, fishing, and spending time at PMI. Above all, he adored his family and grandchildren, all of whom kept him going. Larry Sr. will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 26, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com.

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  1. I was very sad to hear of Larry\’s passing. I have very fond memories of him and the whole family. I remember bowling nights and fixing cars. Larry will be greatly missed.

  2. Our Prayers and thoughts go all of you. Sorry for your lost. Javier $Joan Quintana. To Larry Reel (candy man).

  3. My prayers are with you all. When we were at Boeing he always gave me candy made my day and always had a smile. God bless your family at this time.

  4. So very sorry for your loss and will be praying for all of you. It is a very difficult time but god will help you. Love and prayers.

  5. Rest in peace Larry. I had a great time working with you. Of course the candyman always had candy in his toolbox to share. My prayers are with the Reel family.

  6. We will being thinking about you all during this difficult time. Please let us know if you guys need anything.
    The Spicer Family

  7. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of you.Rick loved working with Larry at Boeing, and the many times we spent with Larry and Merry on our winning bowling team. We sure had some fun times.

  8. Larry will be remembered as the good man that he was. I enjoyed working and laughing with Larry at Boeing. My prayers are with Larry’s family.

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