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Larry Antley (05-19-2016)
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Larry Lon Antley, age
70, of Downsville, Louisiana,
passed away Friday
May 13, 2016, in Farmerville.
Larry was born in
Point on September 5,
1945. Larry retired from
Bell South after 27 years,
after which he continued
his career at Louisiana
Tech where he retired
after 19 years. Larry spent
his lifetime in service to
his family, community,
and country including
eight years in the Louisiana
National Guard, five
years on the Union Parish
Library Board and two years serving as president
after organizing Downsville High School’s first booster
club. Larry followed his passion of fishing and operated
Toledo Tackle in Farmerville for five years. In his free
time he could be found on the lake fishing or coaching
any of his five children’s baseball and softball teams.
Larry is preceded in death by: His parents, Hardy
and Estelle Antley; a sister, Joan Leonard; a brother,
James Antley; as well as numerous aunts and uncles.
Larry is survived by: His wife of 50 years, Gloria
Pardue Antley; five children – James “Todd” Antley
of Point, Larry “Mark” Antley and fiancé Bernadette
Petterson of Farmerville, Matthew “Wade” Antley and
wife Sharae of British Colombia, Canada, Cassie Copeland
and husband Craig Copeland of Frisco, Texas,
and Joseph “Trevor” Antley of Provo, Utah; nine
grandchildren – Jaron Antley, Taylor Antley, Brandi
Antley, Tasia Antley, Hunter Antley, Lexi Antley, Riley
Copeland, Kennedy Copeland, and Dawson Copeland,
3 brothers: Tommy Antley and wife Mary John, Kent
Antley and wife Pat, David Antley and wife Sherri;
two sisters – Madalyn Milan and husband Nestor and
Donna Antley, three aunts – Anne Sheffield, Sue Robertson
and Merle Antley; as well as numerous nieces
and nephews.
The family would like to thank those who showed
such care and concern in the emergency room at Union
General Hospital and at Arbor Lake.
Visitation was held Monday May 16, 2016, at Farrar
Funeral Home in Farmerville and the funeral service
was at 2 p.m. on Tuesday May 17, 2016, followed by a
burial at Ruggs Bluff Cemetery. Pallbearers were Wayne Antley, Tony Antley, Joel
Antley, Michael Antley, David Wainwright and Gary Dell
Honorary pallbearers were Zachary Antley, Corey Antley,
Earl Bearden, Terry Nance, Scott Dalrymple, Daniel
Wainwright, Jaron Antley, and Tony Milan.
Online messages may be sent to the family at farrarfu