Larry Russell Conant
Larry Russell Conant, age 75, peacefully entered his eternal rest with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on July 28, 2021, in Belleville, West Virginia.
He was born on March 26, 1946, son of Beryl Pickens Conant and Delbert Russell Conant, in Pineville, West Virginia.
Larry is survived by his wife of 56 1/2 years, Nancy Lee Moss Conant; their children, Michele (Mike) Fling of Belleville, W.V., Larry ”Brent” (Leslie) Conant of Leroy, W.V.; honorary son, Jamie McGee; grandchildren, Tyler (Harleigh) Conant of Maiden, N.C., Laura (Joel) Braden of Sandyville, W.V., Morgan Fling of Belleville, W.V., Mikala Fling of Belleville, W.V. and her special friend, Robert Shamblen of Morgantown, W.V., Thomas (Sabrina) Evans of Spencer, W.V., Reba (Matt) Hulett of N.C., and Fred (Brandy) Evans of N.C.; great-grandchildren, Duncan Cook-Conant of Leroy, W.V., Tyler, Jr. and Larry Benjamin Conant of Maiden, N.C., Bentley Burner and Remington Nay of Sandyville, W.V., Christian and Clarissa Camdige, Thomas, Mayson, and Bryson Evans of Spencer, W.V. and Madison, Andrew, and Max Evans of N.C; his siblings, Linda Conant Bennett of MacClenny, FL., Arnold (Pam) Conant of Leroy, W.V.; sister-in-law, Betty Conant of Lubeck, W.V.; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Robert Conant; and his brother-in-law, Floyd Bennett.
Larry was a graduate of Ripley High School in 1964, where he also received the FFA Degree of WV State Farmer. He worked as a machinist, mechanic, and scheduler at DuPont for 35 years. He was a 4-H All Star and 42 year 4-H Leader in Wood County. Larry was also a member of Tri County Worship Center in Rockport, W.V. He was the Sunday School Superintendent and VBS co-director for over 30 years.
Visitation will be held at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home, Parkersburg, W.V., on Sunday, August 1, 2021, from 3 p.m.-8 p.m. Funeral services are scheduled for Monday, August 2, 2021, at 1 p.m. at Tri County Worship Center, located at 9886 Slate Creek Road, Rockport, West Virginia, 26169. Everett Snyder will be officiating. Burial will be held at Mt. Zion Cemetery in Roane County, W.V. An online guestbook for condolences is available at www.sunsetparkersburg.com
Nancy and family wish to thank their Medical Family of Dr. Kelli Cawley, Marcia McCullough and staff at Strecker Cancer Center, Belpre, Ohio. We love you all!
Also, thanks to the staff of Amedisys Home Health & Hospice of Vienna, W.V.