Larry Journay

Larry Journay, 77, of Portland passed away on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at his home. He was born on September 27, 1940 in Jay County to Robert and Mary “Sal” (Miller) Journay. He was married in 1961 to Judy Emery.

He graduated from Portland High School in 1958. He retired from Portland Forge in 2009 after 47 years of service. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He is survived by two sons, Roger (Renay) Journay of Berne; and Max Journay of Lawrenceburg, Kentucky; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife in 2002.

Visitation will be from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 11 at Williamson and Spencer Funeral Home in Portland. Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, March 12 at the funeral home. Officiating will be Pastor Larry Eads. Burial will be at Green Park Cemetery in Portland.

Memorials may be made to the Jay County Cancer Society.

Arrangements provided by Williamson and Spencer Funeral Home in Portland. Online condolences may be made at