Larry's Wife Posted July 27, 2008 Share Posted July 27, 2008 Larry E. Fuhrman, 61, of Titusville, Florida died at home on July 24, 2008 after a valiant battle with cancer. Larry was the Director of Building for the City of Titusville until his retirement in May, 2008. During his 28-year tenure with the City of Titusville, Larry served as secretary to the Building Trades Board and performed all plan review and inspections on the Astrotech facility, the first private satellite assembly and processing facility in the nation. Larry dedicated his life to the construction industry. Throughout his career, Larry amassed several certifications, which include certified building official, standard building code administrator, chief electrical inspector, chief building inspector, standard plans examiner, electrical plans examiner, plumbing inspector, one and two-family dwelling inspector, fire safety inspector and elevator inspector. He maintained memberships in National Fire Protection Association, where he served as an alternate for the chairman of the National Electrical Code code-making panel 14; International Association of Electrical Inspectors, where he served as Southern Section President; Southern Building Code Congress International, Inc.; Building Officials Association of Florida, where an electrical apprenticeship scholarship has been named in his memory; and was a life-long member of the National Rifle Association. Larry began his career in the construction industry at Grede Foundries in Reedsburg, Wisconsin, where he worked his way from apprentice electrician to master electrician. After leaving Grede in 1976, he was a self-employed electrical contractor and general contractor. Larry was born in Reedsburg, Wisconsin to Edgar and Doris Fuhrman. He lived in Wisconsin until he moved to Florida in 1979. He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Lynn, daughter Sheila, daughter Jessica, son Nicholas, grandson Jacob, former wife Colleen, all of Titusville, Florida; godson Michael Hahn, sister Donna Hahn, brother William Fuhrman, all of Loganville, Wisconsin; brother Charles Fuhrman, sister Lynn Petersen, both of Reedsburg, Wisconsin; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and dear friends from all over the nation. Services will be held at Temple Baptist Church in Titusville on July 31, 2008 at 11:00 a.m., with refreshments immediately following the service. Arrangements are provided by North Brevard Funeral Home in Titusville. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of St. Francis or to Temple Christian School. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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