Larry Steve Church, 75, of Statesville, N.C., died Saturday, August 29, 2020 at Gordon Hospice House. He was born in Iredell County on September 8, 1944, to the late James Everett Church and Lena Tayes Church. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Lynn Church.
Larry attended Celeste Henkel School and worked for many years at Carnation Milk. After it closed, he worked for Gilbert Engineering until he retired. He loved riding his Harley and working on cars in his shed.
Those left to cherish his memory are a son, Steve Church (Jan) of Cleveland; two daughters, Tammy Church (Shane) of Statesville and Lisa Bumgarner (Philip) of Statesville; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and three brothers, Gene Church, Wayne Church and Dennis Church.
Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, September 2, 2020, at 11 a.m. at the Nicholson Funeral Home Chapel with Preacher Jerry Shoemaker officiating. Burial will follow in the Unity Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will visit with friends and family Tuesday, September 1, 2020, at Nicholson Funeral Home from 6 to 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorials be made to Gordon Hospice House, 2347 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625. Online condolences may be left at www.nicholsonfunerals.com.
Nicholson Funeral Home is serving the family.