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Larry Henry Loftin, age 91, of the Villages at Greystone, Beaver, WV, passed away on Thursday, February 1, 2018.
Born on January 13, 1927, in Statesville, NC, he was the son of the late Roy Henry Loftin and Sarah Mae Morrow Loftin.
Mr. Loftin was a retired clinic and hospital administrator, having retired from Pocahontas Memorial Hospital in Marlinton, WV.
He was a graduate of Wake Forest University and was a US Navy Veteran, serving during World War II and the Korean Conflict.
Mr. Loftin enjoyed woodworking, WWII history and spending time with his family. Mr. Loftin loved reading his Bible and was a member of Beckley Presbyterian Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Carmen; a daughter, Iva Mae Peters, and a brother, Wayne Loftin. He was the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. P. T. Morrow.
Those survivors left to cherish his memory include his children, Sarah Clevenger and husband, Mike, of Winfield, WV, Larry Loftin Jr. of Caldwell, WV, Paul Smith and wife, Addie, of Raleigh, NC, James Smith and wife, Linda, of Charleston, WV, and Susan Skirpan and husband, Alex, of Richmond, VA; a sister, Yvonne Bryson of Gastonia, NC, and a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews also survive.
The family extends special thanks to Larry's good friend, Chuck, and all the staff at Greystone Village.
Funeral services will be conducted at Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home, 705 Davie Avenue, in Statesville, NC, on Sunday, February 4, 2018, at 2 PM, with Rev. Bron Walker officiating. Burial will follow at Bethlehem United Methodist Church Cemetery in Statesville, NC.
Friends may visit with the family from 1 PM until 2 PM on Sunday, at the Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home in Statesville, NC. Military rites will be conducted at the cemetery.
Private online condolences, and other expressions of sympathy may be directed to the family via our guestbook at www.roseandquesenberry.net.
Local arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 South Kanawha Street, Beckley, WV.
Published on February 1, 2018
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