Larry Edwin Burger, 70, of Jacksonville, Arkansas passed away on Saturday, August 14, 2021. He was born on August 22, 1950 in Hamilton, Ohio.
He is preceded in death by his parents Lawrence E. Burger and stepmother Pat Burger; mother Joann M Beaver and stepfather Don Beaver; stepbrother Jerry “Sparky” Beaver; brother Rick Burger; and his grandparents.
Larry is survived by his wife of forty years Nancy Burger; children Kristina James (Bret), Jeffery Burger (Cindy), and Brian Burger (Shannon); grandchildren Kylia Harrell, Jessica Burger and fiancé Ryan, Blake Spencer and fiancé Mariah, Sara Burger, Shaylee Spencer, Brooklyn Burger, Baylie Burger, and Taylor James; great grandchildren Makenzie Harrell, Marshal Harrell, Blakely Spencer, Charlotte Spencer, and Reese Girouex; siblings Peggy Kennedy, Gary Burger, Jay Beaver (Jackie), Tracy Beaver, Paul Burger (Jeri), and Winney Champenoy (Bill).
Larry was born in Hamilton, Ohio and moved to Omaha, Nebraska at the age of six months, where he lived until 1991 when he and his wife moved to Jacksonville, Arkansas. Larry was the proud owner of Poppas Pastry for seventeen years. He was an adamant sports enthusiast. He coached an elite 8th grade basketball team, The Gladiators, attended his sons sporting events, played softball, loved fishing with his daughter, golfing at Hickory Creek Golf Course, and was a member of the local Bass fishing club. He was an avid Husker fan, and went to most of the college world series games. He was a pillar of strength to his family and a loyal friend to many.
A funeral service will be held in Jacksonville, Arkansas on Saturday, August 21, 2021 at 6:00 PM, beginning with a visitation at 5:00 at A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076.
An additional funeral service will be held in Omaha, Nebraska at Forest Lawn Funeral Home on Friday, August 27, 2021, starting with visitation from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM followed by funeral service at 2:00 PM. Burial to immediately follow service at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Arrangements are under the trusted direction of A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400.