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Larry E. Matney, 69 of Berwind, WV passed away Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at Wake Forest Baptist Cancer Center at Winston Salem, NC. Born March 19, 1948 at Berwind, WV, he was a son of the late Dooley and Eva Matney. Larry was a disabled coal miner and member of the UMWA. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Ronald "Curtis" Matney. Larry was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He cherished his family and was a very giving man.
He is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Carol A. Matney; daughters, Diane Wells and husband, Dan of Skygusty, WV, Theresa Campbell and husband, John "Flop" of Berwind, WV, Michelle "Mickey" Crigger and husband, Marvin "Junior" of Squire, WV; Sandra Russell and husband, Wendell "Buddin" of Caretta, WV; grandchildren, Daniel Wells, Jacob Wells, Hunter Crigger, Tyler Campbell, and Hannah Crigger; one greatgrandchild, Layla Wells; sisters, Peggy Mitchell and husband, Bobby of Tazewell, VA and Sherry Byrd and husband, Craig of Cedar Bluff, VA; brother, Ernest Matney of Berwind, WV; several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 9:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. Saturday, August 5, 2017 at Peery & St.Clair Funeral Home in Tazewell, VA where funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. with Pastors Melvin Muncy and Randall James Campbell, II officiating. Burial will follow at Grandview Memory Gardens in Bluefield, VA. Grandsons and nephews will serve as pallbearers.
Online condolences may be sent to www.peerystclairfuneralhome.com
Published on August 3, 2017
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