By John Fitts
Following an car accident that critically injured a young man, local residents are banding together to help the affected family.
On Nov. 12, Josh Larsen, a father of three, was involved in an accident that resulted in serious injuries and a loss of consciousness.
Larson’s father Johnny is a Canton resident. He and his partner Carolyn are well known in the local business community and for their musical talent as part of the Johnny Larsen Band.
Since the accident, the two have stayed at Josh’s side, causing them to miss much time at work. Johnny Larsen is an electrician and recently started a new project, all of which has been delayed due to the situation, friends said.
With that in mind, they’ve set up a Go Fund Me Page with the hope of helping the family pay for mounting bills and at least ease that pressure during this difficult time.
“They’re good people; we’ve had many things happen in this town and they were always the first to step up,” said Collinsville resident Debra Jean Simmons. “These two do continual fundraising to help people in the community. We felt it was only right to try and do something for them.” … Continue Reading