Larry J. ‘Spider’ Golixer, 80, of Monaca, passed away early Thursday, November 3, 2016.Born October 14, 1936, in West Aliquippa, he was a son of the late Joseph and Helen (Milliger) Golixer. Raised in West Aliquippa, Spider joined the US Army and served in the 560th Medical Company while stationed in Korea. Larry was united in marriage to the former Shirley A. Ben and together they moved to Monaca, where they started a family and lived there since 1970. He found employment with LTV Steel in Aliquippa as a millwright, retiring in 1998 with 35 years of service. He was a life member of Monaca #4 V.F.D., Beaver Valley Sportsman’s Club and Monaca Turners. He was also a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and American Legion Post 580, both in Monaca. Spider enjoyed hunting and fishing, particularly in Forest County and vacations at Nag’s Head, NC. His creativeness could be found in his beautiful woodworking and stained glass pieces.He will be sadly missed by his wife of 57 years, Shirley; two children, Sherry (Rusty) Regney and Lawrence L. (Mary) Golixer; four grandchildren, Russell (Justi) Regney, Mary (Zack) Sherman, Matthew Golixer and Amanda Golixer; two great-grandsons, Ben and Andrew Regney; a brother, Joseph (Carol) Golixer; a sister, Irene Staving and several nieces and nephews and countless friends.In addition to his parents Larry was preceded in death by a two-year-old brother, Stephan, and a sister Bernice Corsi.Friends will be received Monday, November 7th, from 2 to 4 and 5 to 8 p.m. in the Simpson Funeral & Cremation Services, 1119 Washington Avenue, Monaca, where parting prayers will be offered Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. followed by a mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Monaca. Rev. Fr. Michael R. Ruffalo, pastor, will be the celebrant.Full military honors will be provided by the Beaver County Special Unit at the church at 11 a.m.Members of the Monaca V.F.D. #4 will conduct a fireman’s service at the funeral home on Monday at 7 p.m.Larry will be laid to rest in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Bridgeville.The family wishes to express their sincere appreciation to the staff of Rochester Manor, 3rd Floor, and St. Theresa Hospice for the excellent care Larry received.Memorial contributions may be made, if desired, to a charity of the donor’s choice.To share online condolences, get directions and other information, please visit simpsonfuneralhome.com.