June 8, 1945-Oct. 8, 2021
Larry Ray France, 76, from Jackson died Friday, October 8, 2021 at Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis.
He was born on June 8, 1945 in Crown City, to the late Burl E. and Ethel L. Faulkner France.
Larry was a retired truck driver and in his spare time he enjoyed working with wood and was an amateur radio operator known as “N8UWY”. In his early years he ran a gas station and continued as an auto mechanic for many years.
He is survived by his wife Virginia Gail Waugh France.
Gail and Larry were childhood sweethearts who reconnected later in life and happily spent the past 20 years together.
He is survived by the children, Sherry McSorley, Jennifer (Lowell) Burchett, Jayson (Monica) France, Alicia (Danny) Horn and Mike (Pam) Waugh; 19 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren; and many close friends.
He was predeceased by his parents, his little brother, Edouard France; grandsons, Timothy and Thomas; great-grandson, Ryker, and son-in-law, Gary McSorley.
A celebration of Larry’s life will take place Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Man Power Park Shelter House in Jackson.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Mayhew-Brown Funeral Home. Condolences can be sent to the family at www.mayhew-brownfuneralhome.com.