Larry Allen Beaver, 78, of Mooresville, N.C., passed away on Wednesday, February 19, 2020, at his home surrounded by his family and friends.
Larry was born November 14, 1941, in Iredell County to the late George Augustus Beaver and Lucy Anderson Beaver Corriher. He graduated from West Rowan High School. Larry was the President/Owner of Tarheel Electric Company in Mooresville and a lifetime member of the Carolina Electrical Contractors Association, serving on the board for many years. He was a member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Mooresville, serving on the church council and providing help to the church in many ways.
Larry loved his wife, his daughters and grandchildren more than words can say. He enjoyed attending and supporting them in all their sporting activities. He was their No. 1 fan and hero. He enjoyed coaching and supporting friends of his daughters and grandchildren as well. Larry didn’t have any sons but devoted his time coaching a Pony League baseball team, the Cardinals, for several years. He was truly an avid sports competitor. Larry enjoyed playing golf, watching his grandchildren play sports, watching the Carolina Tarheels and spending time with his family at their beach house.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, George Beaver Jr.
Larry is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Dovie Meadows Beaver; daughters, Lori Smith (Chuck), Gina Graham (Robert) and Tina Brawley (Craig); and grandchildren, Matthew Smith (Fallon), Hope Smith, Carlee and Zack Brawley.
Visitation for family and friends will be from 1:30 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, February 26, at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Mooresville in the Church Activity Center. Funeral Service will begin at 3 p.m. at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, following visitation with Rev. Dave Keck and Eddie Karriker officiating. Burial will follow the service at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church Cemetery in Mt. Ulla.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Carolina Caring, 3975 Robinson Road, Newton, NC 28658 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Cavin-Cook Funeral Home and Crematory, Mooresville, is serving the Beaver family. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.cavin-cook.com.