Larry Wayne Brackett, 75, of Mooresville, N.C., passed away on Thursday, May 21, 2020, at Gordon Hospice House in Statesville.
He was born on July 14, 1944, in Mooresville, N.C., to the late Esco and Elizabeth Beam Brackett. Mr. Brackett met Brenda Danyels at the age of 16 and they have been married 57 years. Larry and Brenda owned and operated Mama’s Table Restaurant in Mooresville, where they made everyone feel welcome. He loved God, gospel music, and enjoyed singing. He had a beautiful voice and led choirs in area churches. He loved to smile and was always telling jokes and sharing stories. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sisters, Evelyn Sherrill and Barbara Ann Murray; and brothers, Ronald Brackett, Lawrence Brackett, and Richard Brackett.
He is survived by his loving wife, Brenda Danyels Brackett; daughters, Crystal Merritt and husband Steve, Tammy Brackett; sister, Betty Jean Brown; grandchildren, Justin Caldwell and wife Ashley, Jessica Bice and husband Tyler, Brittney Henrickson and Korey Poulter, Lindsay Owens and husband Jesse, Brandon Henrickson; and great grandchildren, Trinity, Gentry, Cooper, Jackson, Carter, Jase, and Solomon.
The Brackett family will receive friends from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 24 at the home of Crystal and Steve Merritt, 112 Woodcrest Road, Mooresville, NC.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Gordon Hospice House, 2341 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625 or Huntington’s Disease Society of America NC Chapter, 4 Bridgeport Drive, Durham, NC 27713.
Cavin-Cook Funeral Home & Crematory, Mooresville, is serving the Brackett family. Condolences may be made to the family at www.cavin-cook.com.