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Loftin, Larry Henry
Hickory Daily Record - 2/3/2018
BEAVER, W.VA. Larry Henry Loftin, 91, of the Villages at Greystone in Beaver, W.Va., passed away Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. Born Jan. 13, 1927, in Statesville, he was the son of the late Roy Henry Loftin and Sarah Mae Morrow Loftin. Mr. Loftin was a retired clinic and hospital administrator, having retired from Pocahontas Memorial Hospital in Marlinton, W.Va. He was a graduate of Wake Forest University and was a U.S. Navy Veteran, having served during World War II and the Korean Conflict. Mr. Loftin enjoyed woodworking, World War II history and spending time with his family. Mr. Loftin loved reading his Bible and was a member of Beckley Presbyterian Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Carmen; a daughter, Iva Mae Peters; and a brother, Wayne Loftin. He was the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. P. T. Morrow. Those survivors left to cherish his memory include his children, Sarah Clevenger and husband, Mike, of Winfield, W.Va., Larry Loftin Jr. of Caldwell, W.Va., Paul Smith and wife, Addie, of Raleigh, James Smith and wife, Linda, of Charleston, W.Va., Susan Skirpan and husband, Alex, of Richmond, Va.; and a sister, Yvonne Bryson of Gastonia. A host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews also survive. The family extends special thanks to Larry's good friend, Chuck, and all the staff at Greystone Village. Funeral services will be conducted at Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home, 705 Davie Avenue, in Statesville, Sunday, Feb. 4, at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Bron Walker officiating. Burial will follow at Bethlehem United Methodist Church Cemetery in Statesville. Friends may visit with the family from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday at the Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home in Statesville. Military rites will be conducted at the cemetery. Private online condolences, and other expressions of sympathy may be directed to the family via the guestbook at www.roseandquesenberry.net. Local arrangements are by Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home of Statesville. West Virginia arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home of Beckley, W.Va.