Larry Dean Blue, 77, passed away Wednesday, May 28, 2014, in Allons, Tennessee. He was a resident of Allons.
He was born in Lafayette on Aug. 26, 1936, to Ralph and Helen (Gwinn) Blue. He lived most of his life in Greenwood.
Larry married Barbara Blythe in 1973.
After retiring from Detroit Diesel Allison in 1998, Larry moved to Allons, Tennessee, in order to spend his golden years fishing and hunting.
Larry is survived by two sons, Larry J. Blue and Donnie Hughes; four daughters, Kathy Sanders, Karen Long, Debbie Hughes and Cindy Hughes; and 23 grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two sons, Gary Blue and Tony Hughes.
A celebration of life will be conducted from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, followed by a service from 7 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, at the Holiday Inn Express, 1180 Wilson Drive, Greenwood.
Donations can be made to the American Lung Association at www.lung.org/donate.