5/29/2019 9:19:00 AM Celebration of Life for Larry DeRaad June 15 at Florence Park
A Celebration of Life for Larry L. DeRaad will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, 2019 in the white pavilion at Florence Park in Stewartville. Larry Leroy DeRaad, of Newnan, Georgia, passed away on June 12, 2018 at Eternal Hope Hospice in Griffin. A graveside service was held at Oak Hill Cemetery in Newnan, Georgia on June 16, 2018. Pastor Robert McCurry officiated the service. He was born in Austin on Feb. 10, 1942, to the late Clifford and Sylvia DeRaad. Mr. Larry DeRaad was a Baptist preacher who loved his Lord and served him faithfully. He loved his wife dearly and was a caring, devoted father and grandfather. He will be remembered by his wonderful smile and great sense of humor. Larry grew up in the Grand Meadow/Dexter area. At one time he drove school bus for Buddy Glover and Clarence Klenke. Larry DeRaad is survived by his wife, Charlotte Bakken DeRaad; his sons, Dale DeRaad (Amy), Curt DeRaad (Angela), Heath DeRaad (Lynette), and Mark Heberlien (Mary); his daughter, Cindy Noble (Paul) (DeRaad); his brother, Vernon DeRaad (Kathryn) and Marien DeRaad (Eldora); his sisters, Eileen Edge and Bertha Carter; his 11 grandchildren and three step-grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Higgins Hillcrest Chapel Funeral Home in Newnan assisted the family.