Lional Anthony “Tony” Larkin of Commerce died Friday, Feb. 13, 2009, at the Grand Villa Nursing Home in Grove.  He was 44.  

Mr. Larkin was born May 20, 1964, in Beaver. He was raised in the Oklahoma panhandle and graduated from Turpin High School in 1983.  He moved to the Commerce area several years ago. 

He worked as a cook in several restaurants and as a certifed nursing assistant in several nursing homes.  

Survivors include his parents, Jim and Helen Larkin of Commerce; three brothers, Greg Larkin, Tommy Larkin and Steve Larkin, all of Miami, and two sisters, Katherine Alvarado of Liberal, Kan., and JaVonne Larkin of Miami. 

 He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Ralph and Helen Barnes and Joe and Dorothy Larkin.

Memorial services will be 2 p.m. today at Picher First Baptist Church.