Lawrence Matthew Kersey III
- April 10, 1950 - July 7, 2012
- Hanover, Virginia
of Lawrence's Passing
VCU Massey Cancer Center
P.O. Box 843042
Richmond, VA 23284
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“Dawn I am truly saddened by your lost. Although I only had the pleasure of knowing your father for a short time he touched my heart to the core. He...Read More »
1 of 48 | Posted by: Tonya Goodwyn - Henrico, VA
“Dawn & Ashley,
I had the pleasure of meeting both of your parents/grandparents many years ago and all I can remember was the laughter in your house...Read More »
2 of 48 | Posted by: Tracy Crabtree
“Larry and I grew up together and played baseball at Edison High School. We had a lot of fun and a lot of laughs and a great respect for each other....Read More »
3 of 48 | Posted by: Rocky Scott - Rotonda West, FL
“Larry played football, basketball and baseball during his years at Edison High School. He was a pleasure to coach in basketball because he wanted to...Read More »
4 of 48 | Posted by: Coach Carl W. Hensley - Stafford, VA
“My thoughts and prayers go out to the Kersey family during this difficult time. When I first met him in high school, he was smiling and when I last...Read More »
5 of 48 | Posted by: Carol Embrey
“Since our Bush Hill days you’ve been a fun, dear friend. Always handsome with a beaming smile, good humor and gentle ways while growing into a...Read More »
6 of 48 | Posted by: Linda Brenner Locke - Florissant, CO
“I want to express my deepest sympathy to Larry"s family. Larry's team was my first coaching experience as a young beginning coach as Asst JV...Read More »
7 of 48 | Posted by: Doug Greene - Cleveland, TN
“You were one of the first people I saw at the EHS reunion in 2009. You gave me a big hello and hug just like it hadn't been 40 years since seeing...Read More »
8 of 48 | Posted by: Carol Quartana - Tampa, FL
“I have fond memories of Larry and our Edison JV Football squad of 1966. He was a positive young man always looking for the bright side.It was my...Read More »
9 of 48 | Posted by: Doug Greene - Cleveland, TN
“I am so deeply saddened to hear of your passing. You were a very kind and funny man. I just loved when we stood around talking and making jokes while...Read More »
10 of 48 | Posted by: Carmen Shriver - Fredericksburg, VA
“With deepest sympathy to the family for the loss of such a wonderful friend and co worker to me. I will miss his visits to my office and our phone...Read More »
11 of 48 | Posted by: Carlee Stone - Spotsylvania, VA
“My deepest sympathy to Larry's family. Our families haave had a lot of good times over the years. I can't help but laugh when I think about all the...Read More »
12 of 48 | Posted by: Loretta Goss - Ruther Glen, VA
“I went to high school with Larry and in the same graduating class of 69, and always saw him at all the Reunions. However, in recent years had the...Read More »
13 of 48 | Posted by: Jane Larrick - Spotsylvania, VA
“Uncle Larry, It's Shrooon here. Just wanted to tell you that you will be missed very much. Thank you for the wonderful memories and the good times...Read More »
14 of 48 | Posted by: Sharon Smith - Rowlett, TX
“Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. Take care of each other today and stay strong.
15 of 48 | Posted by: katie holihan - Fredericksburg, VA
“Dearest Dawn and Family,
I just want to thank you all for sharing your dad with me. I just could not believe it when I got the call from the...Read More »
16 of 48 | Posted by: Lili Spain Daniely - Richmond, VA
“Hey meatball we go back a long way. You were and always will be the greatest brother and friend. We did some crazy things but what good times. I...Read More »
17 of 48 | Posted by: Patti & Rick Hudson - Warrenton, VA
“So sorry to hear of Larry's passing.
He was so kind to my wife and myself at the combined reunion. We had flown in for the reunion and had no...Read More »
18 of 48 | Posted by: Allen Rhein - Bismarck, AR
“Oh how he could make me laugh, having a bad day need a pick me up call Larry, shopping advice yep call Larry, hungry same thing call Larry. I will...Read More »
19 of 48 | Posted by: Darlene Bennett - Stafford, VA
“oh Larry the good times we all had playing softball and not really winning any games.. .lol... you are one in a million and you always knew how to...Read More »
20 of 48 | Posted by: Jessie Trainham - fredericksburg, VA
“We are so saddened by Larry's passing. Our hearts go out to all of his friends and family during this difficult time. Our experience with Larry over...Read More »
21 of 48 | Posted by: John, Kelly and Josie - Bristow, VA
“I send my deepest sympathy to all of Larry's dear family. I have had some great times with Larry, Moe, Ann, Sue and all of the family. I saw Larry...Read More »
22 of 48 | Posted by: Diane Beverly - Partlow, VA
We met when we were 11 years old. I went to my first boy/girl party at your house and you were the first boy I ever kissed. I was at...Read More »
23 of 48 | Posted by: Patti Grady Horak - MD - Friend
“To Dawn and Family,
My prayers are with you during this time of grief. Your father was a very sweet man and always seemed to brighten my day. Dawn,...Read More »
24 of 48 | Posted by: Kelly Valentine - Ashland, VA
“My thoughts and prayers are with the family.
25 of 48 | Posted by: Duffy Beddingfield - MD
“I knew Larry because he was part of that great group of kids/athletes at Edison during the late 60's. Although he did not participate in the sports...Read More »
26 of 48 | Posted by: Coach Frank A. Damico - Rochelle, VA
“Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
27 of 48 | Posted by: John and Barbara Land
“I was so saddened to see Larrys obituary in the paper today. I managed the 7-11 where he worked in the late 70s and counted him as a friend as well...Read More »
28 of 48 | Posted by: Collin Childers - Fredericksburg , VA
“Larry, Larry, I am at such a loss for words. You and I have made so many memories this last year. And the laughter everyday was priceless. I sure...Read More »
29 of 48 | Posted by: Constent (Connie) Dawson Edenfield - GA
“I will always love and miss you Uncle Larry! Thank you for being an awesome uncle! I will always keep you close in my heart and will continue to...Read More »
30 of 48 | Posted by: Angie Kersey - Alexandria , VA
“Larry will be sorely missed by all his friends through the years. Our prayers go out to all his family during this very hard time in your lives.
31 of 48 | Posted by: Anita Lohman Peine - Alexandria, VA
“Larry,you will be missed and we goes way back to Chinquapin as kid in great childhood growing up then 2nd time we finally ended up in class together...Read More »
32 of 48 | Posted by: Wayne Shifflett - Fredericksbrug, VA
“"Susie," we just want you to know how sorry we are for your loss. We would love to see you sometime soon whenever we can get together. Until then,...Read More »
33 of 48 | Posted by: Mary, Cathy, and Mark Lloyd - VA
I miss you so much already and it has only been a few days. There is a whole in my heart that will never heal but a life time of wonderful...Read More »
34 of 48 | Posted by: Dawn Johnson - Mechanicsville, VA
“I am so sorry to have heard the sad news of Larry's passing. Love and prayers of comfort go out to all of Larry's family. Hold your wonderful...Read More »
35 of 48 | Posted by: Lea Nolan - King George, VA
“Dawn & Family,
My condolences go out to you all during this difficult time. You all will be in my thoughts and Prayers.
36 of 48 | Posted by: Erica Hicks
“Swing for the fence , Larry will be missed by family and friends alike .
37 of 48 | Posted by: Art Wilmeth - Alexandria , VA
“Mr. Kersey is gone but, not forgotten. I will treasure the conversations we had about politics and the way of the world. His views on specific...Read More »
38 of 48 | Posted by: Renee Young
“You have all been caretakers for quite a while, and it is difficult knowing what to say during the process of your loved one will be gone in the days...Read More »
39 of 48 | Posted by: Greg & Char Johnson - VA
“My dear friend. I will miss our talks on the telephone.
I am so grateful for our lasting friendship over the years.
You are in a safe and pain free...Read More »
40 of 48 | Posted by: Tammy Williams - Culpeper, VA
“Rest in peace my friend. I remember all the fun times we had growing up in Chinquapin. We all will miss you at the reunion this year. Condolences...Read More »
41 of 48 | Posted by: Genny McCarty Morrow - Winchester, VA
“I'm so sorry to hear about his passing, he was a very sweet man. I remember the time we all went out to his house and all had a Camp out in his front...Read More »
42 of 48 | Posted by: Andee Bonalewicz - Spotsylvania, VA
“Larry-you will always be in our hearts and you will be missed forever. I'm forever grateful for the fun times you shared with all of your EHS alumni...Read More »
43 of 48 | Posted by: Sue (Davis) Denny - North Port , FL
“What a great athlete know how much he loved sports, and he was good at all of them.
44 of 48 | Posted by: Joe Natoli - Patrick Springs , VA
“Larry you will missed.Kersey;s family my thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
45 of 48 | Posted by: Sharon Kinsey Kennedy - VA
“I will truely miss one of my best friends.My heart goes out to all of Larry's family and friends.
46 of 48 | Posted by: Robbie Thomson - Arlington, VA
My thoughts and prayers are with you and family during this diffcult time.
47 of 48 | Posted by: Stacy Toliver
“Dear Family and Friends:
Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers at this time. You are special to us and to God.
Together in service...Read More »
48 of 48 | Posted by: LInda Ray - Ashland, VA - clergy
Lawrence Matthew Kersey III, 62 of Hanover County departed this life on Saturday, July 7, 2012 at his home. He was born April 10, 1950 in Alexandria, VA.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence M. Kersey, Jr., Corrinne M. Kersey and son, Lawrence M. Kersey IV. He is survived by two daughters, Dawn R. Johnson and her husband Scott and Dana M. Kersey; his wife of 38 years, Virginia M. (Sue) Kersey; two brothers, Vernon E. Kersey and Carlton J. Kersey; sister, Ann M. Kersey; grandchildren, Ashley L. Buck, Samantha M. Tingen, Britany L. Tingen; 8 nieces and nephews; 18 great nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.
A funeral service will be held Thursday, July 12th at 1:00 PM at Storke Funeral Home, Bowling Green, with burial to follow in Signal Hill Memorial Park, Hanover Courthouse. The family will receive friends at the funeral home, Wednesday, 6:00 – 8:00 PM and Thurday from 11:00 – 1:00 PM. Flowers are welcome or memorial contributions may be made to VCU Massey Cancer Center P.O. Box 843042 Richmond VA 23284.