Services for Larry Thomas Everitt, 76, of Canton, were held Wednesday, July 3, 2019, at the Walnut Springs Baptist Church with Clint Everitt officiating. He passed away on June 30, 2019, in Tyler.
He was born on Feb. 22, 1943, in Canton to O.C. and Molly Austin Everitt.
He grew up in Martins Mill and graduated from Canton High School in 1961 where he played basketball. He later served in the U. S. Army.
He married Elizabeth Ann Wilburn on Aug. 16, 1968. He was a member of Walnut Springs Baptist Church. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening peas and watermelons, and he also raised goats. He loved spending time with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Everitt; daughter, Teri and Steve Gillispie; sons: Kenny Everitt, Craig and Lisa Everitt, Jay and Dachelle Haggerty; 18 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; brothers: Kenneth and Frances Everitt, Eddy and Sheryl Everitt; along with a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents, O.C. and Molly Everitt; daughter-in-law, Holly Everitt; an infant sister; and brother, Charles Everitt.
Interment was at Holly Springs Cemetery.