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Rev. Larry Byassee

He was a former resident of Union City.
Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home. Brother Charles Southerland and Brother Eric Burress will officiate. Burial will follow in the Benton Cemetery in Benton, Ky.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home from noon until the hour of services Sunday.
Pallbearers will be Tony Dillahunt, John Jerry Dillahunt, Terry Dillahunt, Jordan Davis, Scott Johnson and Madison Uzzle. Honorary pallbearers will be Charles Davis, Danny Kelly and Thomas Byassee.
Memorial contributions may take the form of donations to The Byassee Family Memorial, in care of BB & T, 500 Main St., Murray, KY 42071.
He was born May 6, 1943, in Clinton, Ky., son of the late Cecil G. and Mary (Autrey) Byassee. He married the former Shirley Ann Griffith May 14, 1966. She died Oct. 26, 2014. He served as pastor of Wynnburg Baptist Church from 2008 until the time of his death. He was also retired from the former Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.
He is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Treasa (Byassee) and Tim Beane of Hazel, Ky., and Michelle (Byassee) and Jeremy Lyell of Hermitage; his adopted daughter and her husband, Paula and Bruce Davis of Union City; four grandchildren, Rachel Beane of Hazel, Chelsea Myers of Little Rock, Ark., and Jordan Davis and Chloe Davis, both of Union City; and his sister, Helen Shell of McKenzie.
He was also preceded in death by three sisters, Bonnie Byassee, Carolyn Dillahunt and Elizabeth Nicholas; and three brothers, David Byassee, Curtis Byassee and Billy Byassee.
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