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Larry David McEntire

September 18, 1948 ~ June 30, 2022 (age 73)
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Larry David McEntire, Sr., age 73 of Panama City, Florida went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, June 30, 2022 after a courageous battle with cancer. Born on September 18, 1948 in the Habersham Mills Community of Demorest, Georgia, he was a son of the late Norris Edward, Sr. & Connice Fry McEntire. Larry was a graduate of North Habersham High School, Class of 1966 where he was well known for his kindness and long-lasting friendships with his classmates. He served his country proudly in the United States Air Force with a career that spanned over 24 years. Upon retirement from the Air Force, Larry & his wife, Nancy made their home in Panama City where he worked for a number of years with a local building supply company. He spent the last 20 plus years as the face of the lumber yard at Bayside Lumber & Building Supply where he oversaw countless orders and deliveries for all of the customers. In the words of his family & colleagues, his strength, character, and work ethic were unmatched. His presence will be greatly missed by all. In addition to his parents, Larry was preceded in death by his brothers & sisters-in-law, Ed, Jr. & Edna McEntire, Harold McEntire, Walter Jay & Ruthelene McEntire, George Randolph & Ruth McEntire, Charles K., Sr. & Barbara McEntire, & Linda Adams McEntire. Survivors include his loving wife of 53 years, Nancy L. McEntire; children, Larry David McEntire, Jr. of Panama City, FL; Rizza & Ron Black of Cincinnati, OH; Regino “Jun” & Leny Quizon of Pensacola, FL; Grizaldy & Betty Concepcion of Bonifay, FL; Nona & Kirt Winters of Panama City, FL; Carina & Bob Denney of Pigeon Forge, TN; brother, Gary McEntire of Demorest, GA; sister-in-law, Illa McEntire of Demorest, GA; a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, other relatives, & friends. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Saturday, July 09, 2022 at the Kent-Forest Lawn Chapel with Rev. Kenneth McEntire officiating. Interment will follow in the Evergreen Memorial Gardens. A live-stream broadcast of the funeral service may be viewed at The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, July 08, 2022 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. An online guest registry is available for the McEntire family at Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home & Cemetery is in charge of arrangements. (850) 763-4694

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July 8, 2022

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July 9, 2022

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Panama City, FL 32404

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