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Larry Dean Land, 73,

Larry Dean Land, 73, of Conway, AR passed away Sunday, April 7, 2019 at John L. McClellan Memorial Veterans Hospital in Little Rock, AR. Larry was born in Hot Springs, AR on March 12, 1946 to Hubert Bob & Ruth Mae (Butler) Land.  He is proceeded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his three loving children, sons Anthony (Paula) Land of Springville, AL, Justin (Brynn-fiancé) Land and daughter Peyton Land all of Conway, AR; three wonderful grandson’s Carson, Connor & Cooper Land all of Springville, AL; one sister Sheila Land Lineberry of Birmingham, AL; the mother of his two youngest children, Missy Land of Sherwood, AR and several cousins, nieces and one nephew.

Larry graduated from Hot Springs High School in 1964 and shortly after joined the Navy.  He was stationed in Coronado, CA and fought in Vietnam.  He served his country for 5 years and was honorably discharged in 1970 with a National Defense Service Medal.  After his military service he was a very successful car salesman for over 40 years.

Larry loved to meet new people and never met a stranger; if you ever met him you loved him.  He was very charismatic.  He loved to fish, cook, NASCAR, horseracing and above all he loved his children and grandchildren.  He was very proud of his three children and talked about them to anyone that would listen.

Larry was unwavering in his faith and would always quote scripture. He will be missed dearly by his family and friends.

Donations can be made in his name to The Faulkner County Humane Society or any charity of your choice.

The family would like to thank the doctors, nurses and entire staff at the John L. McClellan Memorial Veterans Hospital for the loving care they provided.

A Memorial Celebration with Military Honors will be held on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 10:00am at the Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery in North Little Rock, Arkansas.

Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076.  501-982-3400. 

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13 Comments

  • Samantha Thomas Posted April 10, 2019 9:19 AM

    So sorry to hear about the passing of Larry. Sending lots of prayers and love.

    • Missy Land Posted April 11, 2019 11:59 AM

      Thank you Samantha. We appreciate all the prayers right now. Love you, Missy

  • Sammye J Auman Posted April 10, 2019 10:32 AM

    Larry was a cool guy and last I saw him was at the Governor’s Mansion back when Bill Clinton was Governor of Arkansas….we all stood around the Grand Piano at the Governor’s Mansion singing along with our Governor…He was full of life and always had a smile. I remember his Parent’s Grocery called Lands at our elementary school, Jones Elementary….they had great food and was close to our homes and right across from Jones School. They had those giant Dill Pickles in the big fat jars!! My Sympathies and Prayers to his family and loved ones. (Former Classmate 1964) Sammye Jo Coleman Auman

  • Rane Barrett Posted April 10, 2019 10:59 AM

    So sorry for your loss. I had the pleasure of being around Larry (“Electric”)several times. He was fun to be around. He loved his kids very much. He also loved sports. He was a great man who will be truly missed. Praying for your family.

  • Matt, Carrie and Hayley Brisendine Posted April 10, 2019 5:00 PM

    I was very fortunate to know Larry through his son Anthony, one of my best friends. He even welcomed me into his home when I was on a business trip to Arkansas. He and his family treated me like family. He will be missed. God has a new angel!

  • John M Comeau Posted April 10, 2019 5:15 PM

    Justin, you and your family remain in my Daily Rosary!

  • Debbie Middleton Smith Posted April 10, 2019 5:16 PM

    Larry was truly a great salesman. He sold me my first car in 1980 and many more after that. You will always be remembered as a man with an awesome sense of humor and contagious smile and laugh. Rest In Peace sweet man.

    • Missy Land Posted April 12, 2019 9:44 AM

      Debbie, Larry loved what he did and his customers. He touched a lot of people over the years. Thank you for reaching out & praying for our family.

  • Barbara Rogan Posted April 10, 2019 7:26 PM

    So very sorry to read of Larry’s crossing over. He was well thought of by the class of ‘64. Prayers of comfort for his family.

  • Doug Connelly Posted April 11, 2019 8:13 AM

    Brings back memories of Jones school Land’s across street from school. RIP Larry.

  • Sue Ann Wight Albers Posted April 11, 2019 3:02 PM

    Larry and his sister,Sheila, were childhood friends of mine on Hobson Ave in Hot Springs. I remember happy times with the family.

  • Bill Bunny Dever Posted April 12, 2019 3:37 AM

    So very sorry to hear of the loss of Larry. Great guy all through school from start to finish. He surely will be missed. Prayers and thoughts for the family and friends. May God bless you all.

  • Linda Brown Posted April 14, 2019 8:10 PM

    I worked with Larry at Gwatney Chev. In Jacksonville in the early 80s.He was a great person to work with, always nice and kind to me.My prayers go to his family.
    Linda Brown

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