Edmund Lawrence 'Larry' Washburn

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Edmund Lawrence 'Larry' Washburn

February 05, 2019 - February 04, 1939

Edmund Lawrence 'Larry' Washburn Edmund Lawrence "Larry" Washburn, passed away on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at Bowers Hospice House in Beckley, WV.
Born February 4, 1939 in Jane Lew, WV, he was the son of the late, Hayward Charles Washburn and Thelma Marie Holden Washburn.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his sister, Sandra Washburn McKenna Bowman and brother, Gerald K. Washburn.
Those left to cherish his memory include his brother, Lyle R. Washburn and wife, Angie of Princeton, WV; beloved mother of his children and former spouse of 42 years, Shirley A. Bowen Washburn; four children, Rebecca "Becky" Washburn Stover Arthur and partner, Patrick McGraw of Fayetteville, WV, John S. Washburn and partner, Debbie Johnson of Roanoke, VA, Jill E. Washburn Toney and husband, Mike of Shady Spring, WV, Keith L. Washburn and wife, Laura of Pinch, WV; grandchildren, Allen W. Stover, Matthew S. Washburn, Cody A. Washburn, Brian M. Toney, Jason A. Toney, Kelli L. Toney Aliff, Bethany J. Washburn Burkhart, Alison D. Washburn, and 15 great-grandchildren.
Larry was a retired preacher, heavy equipment operator and a jack of all trades. He loved life on the farm, attending church and helping his neighbors. He will be missed on earth but will live forever in Heaven.
Friends and family will celebrate his life at the Mt. Carmel Baptist Church in Jane Lew, WV, on February 17th at 1:00 PM, with Pastor Stanley Herrod presiding.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks you send a donation to the Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, 1909 Mineral Road, Jane Lew, WV 26378 or to the Bowers Hospice House at 454 Cranberry Drive, Beckley, WV 25801 in his memory.
Published on February 7, 2019
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John and Mary Washburn
Feb 13, 2019
"Uncle Dudley" was a hoot! If you weren't laughing when you got there, you were when you left. A big hole has been left to fill. Condolences from Mary and me. John E.
Micki and Bob Steif
Feb 09, 2019
Beloved cousin and friend, Larry or "Uncle Dudley", will be missed more than words can reveal. Friends since childhood, Larry was always someone I could talk to, trust, and know he was in my cheering section, regardless of the circumstance. He could be counted on to keep his words of wisdom true to the Word of God. Larry loved his Lord, his family, his friends, life in general, and his farm. And we loved him back! He had a mischievous and hearty laugh and always a kind word. We will miss the warmth of his kind heart and the belly laughs of pure joy in our being together. We include our son, Josh Bryant, in these comments. He loved Larry as a cousin and friend as well.
Ronnie Sedlock
Feb 08, 2019
I know in difficult times like this, when passing of a loved one, no words can comfort you and yours but sometimes make it a little easier. Knowing your friends grieve along with you and offer encouragement mean a lot. Remember all the good times and memories and life lessons that were taught by a God fearing man while on this earth. Just thank God you were the lucky ones to have a father, grandfather, husband, brother like him. Prayers are with you and your family.