Mr. Larry Jennings McLendon, 70, died on Wednesday, August 11, 2021. Born, November 12, 1950 in Bennettsville, SC he was a son of Sara Louise Quick and the late Sam McLendon. Mr. McLendon served his country proudly in the United States Army. He was also an officer with the Cheraw Police Dept. for 10 years, a Military Police, and a Lieutenant in Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands for three years. After his retirement, he worked as a Security Guard part time for the Schaeffler Group in Cheraw. Larry was a member of the Church of Latter Day Saints in Cheraw, SC and enjoyed manicuring his lawn, and riding through the country weekly with his wife. He was also an avid Atlanta Braves Fan and enjoyed collecting merchandise from the team.
Along with his father, listed above, he was preceded in death by a brother, Tony McLendon.
Larry leaves behind to cherish his memory, his loving wife of 26 years, Selma Freeman McLendon of the home; his mother, Sara Louise Quick McLendon of Patrick, SC; a son, Bart McLendon (Suzanne) of Aiken, SC; step-children, Sheila Moskal (Troy) of Cheraw, SC, Dean Edwards (Tammy) of Florence, SC, Michelle Wright (Dion) of Bennettsville, SC, and Melissa Roscoe (Bobby) of Cheraw, SC; a sister, Kathy McLendon Adams of Cheraw, SC; grandchildren, Braeden McLendon, Brandi Schoen (Adam), Justin Walls, Jonathan Walls, Kami Walls, Sierrika Sutton (Randolph), Kyzer Wright (Fallon), Savannah Jackson (Hayden), Bree Roscoe, Alyssa Edwards, Laural Edwards, Rayne Munn, and Hunter Munn; great-grandchildren, Tinzlee Sutton, Blazlee Sutton, Tyree Lindsey, A.J. Schoen, Sarah Walls, Dahlia Riggs, and Phoenix Riggs; and his dog, Rusty.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, August 13, 2021 at the Church of the Latter Day Saints in Cheraw. Burial will follow in the Latter Day Saints Cemetery in Society Hill, SC. The family will receive friends from 10:00 until 11:00 a.m. on Friday, just prior to the service at the church.
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