Larry Friend

Obituary of Larry Allen Friend

Larry Allen Friend, 75, of Morgantown, WV, passed away Wednesday, January 4, 2023, at Mon Health Medical Center surrounded by his family.


He was born in Morgantown, WV on February 19, 1947, a son of the late Clarence Friend and Thelma (Cline) Friend.


Larry was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He served in the US Army as a cook. Larry worked as a carpenter and at the Monongalia County Schools as a cook.


He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Gail (Elliott) Friend; two daughters, Neva Rossignol and husband Matthew of Merritt Island, FL and Tracy Butterworth and husband Bill of Houston, TX; one son, Nicholas Friend and wife Samantha of Reedsville; one stepson, Tom Elliott; thirteen grandchildren; six great grandchildren and two brothers, Clyde Friend of Morgantown and Charles Robert Friend and wife Carol of Independence.


In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Clarence "June" Friend.


Cremation services have been entrusted to the Field Funeral Home in Masontown. A celebration of his life will be held and announced at a later date.


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