Justin “Larry” Ned, age 75, passed away on Jan. 12, 2020, in Ardmore. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, at Nelda Cemetery.
Larry was born on Jan. 5, 1945, to Justin L. and Anna (Davis) Ned, in Madill.
The family moved to Dickson, and Larry attended Carter Seminary and later on attended Dickson Schools. He went to work as a cowboy on one of the local ranches and then for Blue Bonnet Feed for many years. Larry then went to work for Beetle Plastic. In 1980, he went to work for Uniroyal Tire Company until he retired in 1999. He enjoyed cars and was known for driving fast. In his quiet time, he loved to read and study The Bible. Larry is a member of Durwood Missionary Baptist Church, where he attended anytime the door was open. Spending time with his grandkids was the one thing that filled him with joy.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters, Betty Ned, Brenda Sampson, Roberta Ned, Phyllis Sampson, Mary Ned and granddaughter, Tamsen Payne.
Larry is survived by his daughters: Anna Lenning and Becky Ned, sons: Larry Ned and wife, Joyce and Jason Ned and wife, Veronica; seven grandchildren: Joshua and wife, Courtney, Sara, Tyler, Racheal, Danielle, Lilly, and Gabe; 14 great-grandchildren: Cadrian, Blakelee, Addalee, Deacon, Chasity, Daxton, Tristyn, Zelda, Miranda, Levi, Trey, Kay’den, Taivyn, and Kyler all of Ardmore. Three brothers: Calvin Ned and wife, Rhonda of Mannsville, Harold Ned and wife, Irma of Oklahoma City, and Curtis Ned of Ardmore.
Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020 at Griffin ~ Hillcrest Funeral Home.
Condolences may be left at griffinhillcrest.com.