AMerican Veteran 11

Larry Wayne Beaver

April 17, 1944 ~ May 11, 2020 (age 76)


Larry Wayne Beaver, 76, of China Grove passed away surrounded by family on May 11, 2020.

 Mr. Beaver was born in Mecklenburg County to Daisy Aycock Long on April 17, 1944. He married Nancy Louise Slusser on January 12, 1968. He was a veteran of the Korean War and served in the Army, and was awarded the National Defense Service Medal.  

A visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m.-10:40 a.m. on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at Homestead Baptist Church with a funeral service to follow starting at 10:45 a.m. Pastor Mitch Thomas and friend J.D. Petrea will officiate the service.   Burial will follow at West Lawn Memorial Park. Arrangements are by Whitley’s Funeral Home.

Mr. Beaver is preceded in death by his mother Daisy Aycock Long, a brother Jay Beaver, step-brother Eddie Aycock, and a grandson Ben Thomas.

He is survived by his wife Nancy, two daughters Kim (Bennit) Thomas, Pam Brewer, two sons Michael (Teresa) Beaver, David Mariano, nine grandchildren: Amber Thomas, Brock Mariano, Cy Mariano, Christy Furr, Anthony Beaver, Kayla Beaver, Alyson Brewer, Shane Mullins, Lindsey Smith, and nine great-grandchildren

In lieu of flowers, the family has request memorial be made to:
 Hospice of Cabarrus County, 5003 Hospice Lane, Kannapolis, NC 28081,
 Levine Cancer Institute, 100 Medical Park Dr NE #110, Concord, NC 28025
or a Colon Cancer Charity of your choice.


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May 14, 2020

10:00 AM to 10:40 AM
Homestead Baptist Church (Kannapolis)

Funeral Service
May 14, 2020

10:45 AM
Homestead Baptist Church (Kannapolis)


West Lawn Memorial Park China Grove, NC

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