Larry Vernon Pettry, 75, of Statesville, N.C., passed away on Tuesday, October 26, 2021. He was born on May 11, 1946, in Saltville, Va., to the late Zinnus and Dottie Allison Pettry.

Larry was a veteran having served in the U.S. Navy. He worked for JC Penney Distribution Center. He loved his family and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

He is survived by his loving wife, Okie Keen Pettry; children, Lori, Richard, Melanie, Anita, David, James (Sandy), Kathy (Rodney), and Sue (CJ); 13 grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren.

Memorial service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Troutman Church of God Foodbank, 490 S Main Street,Troutman, NC 28166.

Cavin-Cook Funeral Home, Mooresville, is serving the Pettry family. Condolences may be made to the family at