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LARMORE, ROBERT HUGHEL

Posted By Whitney & Murphy On April 1, 2022 @ 12:21 pm In Obituary | 15 Comments

Robert H. Larmore M.D.

Robert Hughel Larmore, MD, 76, of Anderson IN, Indianapolis, IN, Fort Wayne, IN, and Phoenix, AZ, went home to be with the Lord on March 24, 2022, 3 days before his 77th birthday on March 27th. Bob was preceded in death by his parents, Sarah Hiestand Larmore, MD, and Joseph Loman Larmore, MD, of Anderson, IN, and two brothers Philip Hiestand Larmore, MD, and Richard Wright Larmore, MD. Also, his in-laws Bettyjane and Roger Moynahan of Indianapolis, IN, and his granddaughter Victoria (14) and Skylar (12) Larmore. He is survived by his loving, adoring family, including his wife of 54 years Marcia Moynahan Larmore, his daughter Cynthia Mitchell Larmore and his son Jonathan Moynahan Larmore his wife Michelle Anne Larmore. Also, living grandchildren, Jonathan Robert Larmore and Bridget Elizabeth Larmore and his brother Stephen Lowman Larmore, MD (daughters Susan and Elizabeth). Also surviving are his brother Roger T Moynahan, JR, (Martha), Bob’s niece Emily Moynahan (David, Brady, and Justin), Anne Larmore Andis (James) and other nieces and nephews.

Bob graduated from Madison Heights High School in Anderson, IN, and then from Indiana University, Bloomington, where he lived in the SAE house and was a pre-med and history major. Three years later he entered IU Medical School in Indianapolis. After graduation he served as intern at Oakland California General Hospital, followed by serving as General Medical Officer and Captain in the United States Air Force, stationed at the Hamilton Air Force Base in Marin County California. Bob then completed a three year Ophthalmology residency program in Ophthalmology Indiana University. He also served as an emergency room physician at Wishard Memorial Hospital and St. John’s Hospital in Anderson. His family moved to Fort Wayne and he entered private practice in general and surgical ophthalmology at Lutheran Hospital. He was a board member of: Fort Wayne League of the Blind, Indiana Medical Society, Fort Wayne Medical Society, American Academy of Ophthalmology, and Business Forum. Bob worshipped at The Chapel church, Fort Wayne, and Scottsdale Bible Church.

He was loved by his family, friends, and medical patients. He loved spending time in Phoenix and summers at Lake Wawasee.

Viewing at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 E. Indian School Road in Phoenix, on Saturday, April 2, 2022 from 2-4 PM. Funeral at Scottsdale Bible Grace Chapel, 7601 E. Shea Blvd., on Sunday, April 3, 2022 at 3 PM.


Condolences for the family of “LARMORE, ROBERT HUGHEL”

Condolence from David Maine on April 3rd, 2022 7:53 am

Marcia and Family, Barb and I want to express our sincere sympathy and condolences after hearing about Bob”s passing. Even though we had not seen you the memories of our past friendship will always remain. Please offer our sympathies to all of the family. David and Barbara Maine.

Condolence from Leslie Wilson on April 3rd, 2022 9:37 am

Dr Larmore was our family’s ophthalmologist for many years. HE WAS SO KIND! One night he came back into the office late to remove a thorn from our youngest sons eye and also treated him for a severe case of poison ivy he got at boy scout camp. I worked in Lutheran Surgery as an RN for 40 years and it was a pleasure to work with him . Peace and blessings to your family, Leslie Wilson

Condolence from Linda Diaz on April 3rd, 2022 10:13 am

Dr Larimore was my ophthalmologist until he retired and I will never be as satisfied. He once came in to the office on Saturday and Sunday to treat a severe corneal abrasion, he truly cared. I also worked in Surgery at Lutheran hospital and he was so kind and always a gentleman. We had good long talks when I came to the office and thought of him as a friend also. Peace and blessings to the family. Linda Diaz

Condolence from Andrew Morrison on April 3rd, 2022 11:20 am

I haven’t seen Bob for years but I know, based on the old days, he was a good guy. My condolences to you, Marcia, and the family.

Condolence from Roberta & Jim Peterson on April 3rd, 2022 1:42 pm

We are so very sorry for you and your family. Bob was a fun guy and we will all miss him.

Condolence from Pat Irwin Johnston on April 3rd, 2022 3:49 pm

Dear Marcia, Cynthia and Jon,
Dave and I were so sorry to read of Bob’s passing! It was delightful to know you through our mutual friends the Holmans and to come to know Bob professionally through Bob’s expert and compassionate medical practice.
You probably know that Mike McCoy died a couple of weeks ago, and my Dave had his 80th birthday yesterday, hanging in there through four strokes over two years, struggling with aphasia as well as several physical limitations. Please know that my prayers are with you in this difficult time.

Condolence from Rob and Kaye Fisher on April 3rd, 2022 9:58 pm

Doctor Laramore was a longtime friend and trusted advisor of our family. We always took the time to get to know each others family and share storys. His wisdom guided us through several bumps in the road. We feel blessed that the Lord let us share our walk on this road together and his memory will always be with us.

Condolence from George Foster on April 4th, 2022 3:23 am

Please accept my deepest condolences. May God give you strength, comfort, and peace.

My first appointment with Dr. Larmore was in 1976, and I continued seeing him until his retirement a few years ago. I am grateful to him for his service to me and to so many others. He was an excellent ophthalmologist and a kind Christian gentleman.

May you rest in peace, Robert, and through your prayers may you continue your “practice” alongside your Lord and Partner, the Divine Physician.

Condolence from Tom and Suzy Moore on April 4th, 2022 6:34 am

Dear Marcia, We are so sad to hear of Bob’s passing…you and your family are in our hearts and prayer. Hope to hug you this summer…take care…you have a wealth of friends and family to help you through this. Love you, Suzy and Tom Moore.

Condolence from Lois Roebel on April 4th, 2022 12:13 pm

Dr Larmore was our doctor from 1978 and he was loved us and by our children. He even treated my mom when she came to live with us. He was a compassionate man as well as a doctor. We will truly miss him.

Condolence from Sherry Shine Ballinger on April 5th, 2022 6:32 am

We, the MHHS Class of 1963 were sorry to hear about Bob’s passing. He was kind and caring friend through our growing up years in Anderson. His parents and brothers were the best. Great memories will be shared at our next lunch. He will be missed by his old friends. I remember the painting class Bob and I took from his neighbor Susie Waggoner when we were in 7th grade , it was a fun adventure and he did quite well. Nancy Rada Thomas often tells of how their bridge lessons went as teenagers. Prayers and blessings to the family. Sherry Shine Ballinger

Condolence from Alexa Foland on April 5th, 2022 3:56 pm

To Marcia and family, The world has lost a very special man. With deepest sympathy and love, Alexa Foland

Condolence from Cinda H. Gutierrez on April 6th, 2022 8:14 pm

Bob and I were classmates from K. through 12th grade and he was my best friend in grade school, spending many summer afternoons together. In high school, he worked harder than anyone else and was extremely motivated to excel. It was a treat to see him at our 50th class reunion in 2013 and I wish we had had more time for reminiscing.
He was always a gentleman ( a gentle man) who had 3 brothers and Sally, his mother, who was a jewel. My condolences to his family.

Condolence from Emily Elpers Carter on April 11th, 2022 5:37 pm

I knew Bob in his younger years when he lived on Winding Way in Edgewood, ANDERSON, IN. I lived few blocks away. I recall riding bikes and sledding with him and his brothers. 🙂 We all had a Blessed childhood.
We had a cottage up on Lake Wawasee till 2017. I tried to stop few times at your cottage a block away, but no one was home. 🙁
You are all in our prayers!

Emily Elpers Carter

Condolence from Dave McAllister on July 16th, 2022 6:56 am

Bob was one of the most beloved members of our high school class in Anderson, IN. I enjoyed visiting with him at our class reunions later on. I’ll certainly miss him at future ones. He was a very special friend.

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