LARRY L. LaRUE, JR. - age 71, of Knoxville, passed away 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at Tennova Residential Hospice.
He was a US Army veteran serving in Vietnam, and was retired from Sheet Metal Workers Local #5. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, he loved life and had a wonderful sense of humor. He was preceded in death by his mother, Betty Forbus, and father, Lawrence LaRue, Sr.
Survivors: wife of 48 years, Sherry Bean LaRue; daughters, Shanda LaRue and Cher LaRue; grandchildren, Keleigh and Shane Galloway; sister, Debbie White.
To those who wish, memorials may be made to Honor Air Knoxville, 7536 Taggart Lane, Knoxville, TN 37938 or East Tennessee Children's Hospital, 2018 West Clinch Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37916.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday at Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at North Broadway.
The family and friends will meet 10:45 a.m. Saturday at Greenwood Cemetery for a graveside service and interment at 11:00 a.m. with Richard Bean officiating.
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