Larry Dean Hembree

  • Born: May 6, 1958
  • Died: May 3, 2017
  • Location: Rutherfordton, North Carolina

Harrelson Funeral and Cremation Services

1251 US Highway 221A
Forest City, NC 28043
Tel. (828) 657-6383

Tribute & Message From The Family

Loved His Grandchildren Dearly

Message From The Family

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Larry Dean Hembree, age 58, of Rutherfordton, passed away Wednesday, May 3, 2017.
Born May 6, 1958 in Rutherford County, he was a son to the late Pete Hembree and Louise Ford Hembree. Larry worked for Mastercraft-Spindale Plant for several years and was a member of Liberty Baptist Church. He enjoyed Harley Davidson motorcycles, fishing and he especially loved his grandchildren.
Those left to cherish his memory include two daughters, Jessica Hembree and fiancé, Christopher Surratt of Rutherfordton and Katey Hembree and fiancé, Jason Curtis of Ellenboro; a close friend, Kathy Carpenter of Rutherfordton; two grandchildren, Alex Chambers and Madalynn Curtis; five siblings, Diane Burleson of Morganton, Steve Hembree and wife, Wanda of Morganton, Linda Calloway and husband, Roger of Morganton, Raymond and wife, Pat of Ellenboro and Deborah Tessler and husband, Reid of Hendersonville. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
The memorial service will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 7, 2017 at the Harrelson Funeral Chapel with Reverend Brian Melton officitating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service time at the funeral home.
Memorial donations are respectively requested to the Emory University Fund for Hospital Excellence, Office of Gift Records, 1762 Clifton Road, NE Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30322.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Jessica, I am thinking about you and praying for you during this time of lose! I lost my dad when he was 58 and that is hard ,but God is there to comfort and for that I am thankful!
Brenda Conner

Posted by Brenda Conner - Forest City, NC - Friend   May 07, 2017

All the Hembree's was great neighbors, great memories of Larry, he was a cool dude, he'll be greatly missed. Prayers for all the family.

Posted by Mike Greene - Danieltown, NC - Friend   May 06, 2017


Remembering you in our childhood years. Prayers to the rest of the family. i really miss you all. Hold each other close.We will be reunited In Gods time.

Posted by Sonja Capps - Yancyville, NC - Family   May 06, 2017

Katey and jessica, my heart breaks for u both. There are no words to take away the pain, but please just know I love u both and my prayers are with you both...

Posted by Angela Fowler - Forest city, NC - Friend   May 05, 2017


Katey, So sorry for your loss. Kenny and I worked with Larry for a long time at Mastercraft. I know that He will be watching over you. We will keep you in our prayers.

Posted by Shirley/Kenny Rice - Rutherfordton, NC - Friend   May 05, 2017

I'm at a loss for words. Such shocking and heartbreaking news. I was very fond of Larry. I will be praying for your family. Jessica & Katey, I hope you know how very much he loved you both!

Posted by Jackie James - Forest city, NC - Family Friend   May 04, 2017

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