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Larry Edward Laney, 68 of Thompson Valley in Tazewell, VA died Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at Johnston Memorial Hospital in Abingdon, VA. Born November 14, 1948 in Tazewell County, VA, he was a son of the late Jesse Willard and Hazel Marguerite O'Quinn Laney. He was a US Army Veteran serving in Germany, a former coal miner with Pittston Coal Company, and a former employee of Power Trac in Tazewell, VA. Larry was a member of Tazewell Family Worship Center.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Ronnie Jesse Laney.
He is survived by his wife, Janice Compton Laney; sons, Michael Laney and wife, Venus and Jason Laney and wife, Valerie all of Tazewell, VA; grandchildren, Jacob, Cody, Ella, Caden, and Brayden Laney; brothers, David Laney and wife, Jean of Tazewell, VA and James Laney and wife, Carol of Rural Retreat, VA; sisters, Juanita Hess and husband, Carlos, Mary Alice Horn, and Laura Hanshew and husband, Phil all of Tazewell, VA; several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 12 noon until 2 PM Saturday, June 3, 2017 at Tazewell Family Worship Center in Tazewell, VA where funeral services will be conducted at 2 PM with Pastors Lawrence Hayes and Carlos Hess officiating. Entombment will follow at Greenhills Memory Gardens at Claypool Hill, VA where military rites will be conducted by Barns Beavers VFW Post #7136 of Tazewell, VA and VA National Guard Honor Team of Gate City, VA.
Peery & St. Clair Funeral Home in Tazewell, VA is serving the Laney family. Online condolences may be sent to www.peerystclairfuneralhome.com
Published on May 31, 2017
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