Larry Elwood South, 70, of Moundsville, WV died Monday, May 22, 2017, in Wheeling Hospital following complications with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia.
He was born on May 18, 1947, in Reynolds Memorial Hospital, a son of the late Harley L. and Gladys “Jeannette” South.
He was a retired mail carrier for the Proctor, West Virginia Post Office, a US Army Veteran and a Christian by faith.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Douglas Harris.
Surviving is his wife of forty-eight years, Ruth Ann Yeager South of Moundsville; a daughter, Lorri A. (Tony) White of Moundsville; a son, Harley E. (LeeAnne) South of Moundsville; two brothers, Rick C. (Marlene) South and Kevin H. (Mary Ann) both of Moundsville; two sisters, Sherry L. (Dean) Pettit of Moundsville and Leanne M. Harris of Wheeling; an uncle, E.D. (Bea’) Yeater of Clermont FL; an aunt, Carol Judy (Ronnie) Lanch of Moundsville; grandchildren, Carley A. South, Tristen N. White, Lauren A. Cook and Lindsay C. Cook.
He was a member of the VFW Post 437 of Moundsville and the American Legion 0018 of Cameron as well as the Moundsville Cruisers Car Club. He loved golfing with his buddies and spending time with his grandchildren.
Friends will be received Thursday, May 25, 2017, from 2 pm to 8 pm at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapels, 118 Grant Avenue, Moundsville, WV where service will be held Friday, May 26, 2017, at 11:30 am with Rev. Douglas Ondeck officiating. Interment will follow at Riverview Cemetery where graveside military services will be conducted by the Moundsville Honor Guard, Moundsville, WV.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Marshall County Animal Shelter, 37 Animal Shelter Dr., Moundsville.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com.