Larry Wayne Townsend


Mr. Larry Wayne Townsend was born January 5, 1941 in Minor Hill, Tennessee. He served his country in the U.S. Army. After his service, he worked with Civilian Services at the USAF base in Albuquerque, New Mexico, until his retirement in 1996, when he moved to Athens, Alabama. There, he enjoyed farming until his death May 11, 2019, at the age of 78.
Graveside services for Mr. Townsend will be 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at Stella Cemetery, with Bro. Donald Terry officiating. Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at Limestone Chapel Funeral Home.
Mr. Townsend was preceded in death by his father, Hadren Townsend; and mother, Auvalene Pickett Townsend.
He is survived by his wife, Joy Renee Townsend; sisters, Joyce Eubanks (the late Billy Don) of Stella, Tennessee, and Joan McMurtery (Tom) of Athens, Alabama; daughters, Jackie Hargrove (Edward) of Columbia, Tennessee, and Molly McCrary (Caleb) of Anderson, Alabama; son, Chad Townsend of Athens, Alabama; grandchildren, Chris, Dustin, Jessica, Cason, Ford, Sawyer and Brody; great-grandchildren, Ella, Wells, Bentley and Baker; several nieces and nephews; and a host of relatives and friends.
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Published on May 13, 2019
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