May 10, 2024

Larry Duane Dexter, age 85, of South Fulton, Tenn., passed away Thurs., May 9, 2024, at the Obion County Nursing Home in Union City, Tenn.

He was born on May 7, 1939 in Fenton, Mich. to the late Cornell Dexter and Jeanette Cook Dexter.

Mr. Dexter belonged to the Sandy Branch Primitive Baptist Church and was a mechanic for John Deere in Union City and Martin, Tenn. and Allied Equipment. He had served in the Army Reserves.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Nell (Ingram) Dexter to whom he married on Oct. 6, 1991; a son, Shane Dexter, of Keller, Texas; two step-daughters, Rhonda (Greg) Roach, and Regina McKnight both of South Fulton; one grandchild, Ian Dexter of Nolenville, Tenn.; three step-grandchildren, Cory (Allyson) Williams, of South Fulton, Nick (Emily) Wright, of West Chester, Penn., Kristen Roach, of Union City; two great-grandchildren, Lennon Hill, of Norfolk, Va., and Annie Williams, of South Fulton; and two sisters, Connie (Harry) Thomas, of Lansing, Mich., and Janie Fisher of Holland, Mich.

In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by a son, Bradley Dexter; one brother, Harold Dexter; one sister, Laura Diane Jackson; and a daughter- in-law, Traci Dexter.

Honorary pallbearers include Cory Williams, Kristen Roach and Ian Dexter.

Pallbearers will be Jason Jackson, Kelly Davidson, Larry Kimbel, Kenney Etherton, Zach Etherton and Dale Frazier.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Mon., May 13, 2024 at The Hornbeak Funeral Chapel with Elder Josh Hazlewood and Elder Danny Ferrel officiating. Burial will follow in the Sandy Branch Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 - 8 p.m. Sun., May 12 in our funeral chapel.