Larry Dwight Lawrence Sr., 73 of Clinton, Tenn., formerly of Fortville, passed away at Methodist Medical Center on Sunday, January 8, 2017.
Larry enjoyed farming, hunting and fishing and was an avid outdoors man. He graduated from Lawrence Central High School and went on to retire from Western Electric Company where he was a pipe fitter. In his free time he loved painting and writing poetry. He never met a stranger and loved his family.
He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years,Nancy Lawrence; mother, Vesta York; children, Larry D. Lawrence II and wife Robin, Michelle R. Danielson, Jason A. Lawrence and wife Louann; brother, Terry Lynn York and wife Sherry; uncle, Wilbur Kendall and wife Betty; aunt, Maxine Lydick; grandchildren, Kari, Veronica, Larry III, Steven, Devin, Katelyn and Miranda; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Larry was preceded in death by his father, Duward D. York; his grandparents and a grandchild, Oma Lee Lawrence.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, January 11, at the Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton with the funeral service to follow at 7 p.m.
Online condolences may be shared at holleygamble.com.