Larry Lee Allsop, 78, of North Vernon died at 10:20 p.m. Friday, December 3, 2021, at Majestic Care of North Vernon.

There will be no services at this time. Sawyer-Pickett Funeral Home and Cremation Services was entrusted with arrangements.

Mr. Allsop was raised on a dairy farm and graduated from Central High School in South Bend in 1961. He had served in the Marine Corps Reserves and earned a degree in Wildlife Science from Purdue University in December of 1972. Mr. Allsop was hired by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources as an assistant property manager at Crosley State Fish and Wildlife area and after two years he became the manager of the area and worked there for 37 more years. Mr. Allsop also had a layman’s knowledge of electricity, carpentry, and plumbing. He had been a volunteer for the Vernon Township Fire Department and had many hobbies. He enjoyed hunting and also became a kayaker and canoer enjoying the waters of Minnesota, West Virginia,

and Kentucky.

Born January 1, 1943, in Lakeville, Mr. Allsop was the son of Charles C. and Lula Franklin Allsop. He married Ilah Farrington in 1968 and she survives.

Other survivors include his daughter, Stacy (DaCarllo McCormick) Allsop; son, Walter McArthur Allsop; grandchildren, Loraine Allsop and Ashley Jaurique; great-grandchildren, Alexander and Ariel Pinon, Julious and Jacob Jaurique, and Luna Allsop; sisters, Alice Farrington and Marjorie (Larry) Royce; and brothers, Charles R. “Bud” Allsop and Jerry (Jane) Allsop.

Mr. Allsop was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Francis Allsop; brother-in-law, Wayne Farringer; and sister-in-law, Sonja Allsop.