Larry David Hearne, 67, of Ashland, KY, passed away on August 26, 2019, at the Hospice Care Center. He was born on June 2, 1952, in Grayson, KY, to the late Arval Francis and Jessie Tyree Hearne. In addition to his parents we preceded in death by a sister Sandra Peterman.
Larry retired after 35 years of service with Ashland Oil and Marathon Petroleum where he served as both an operator and then a training specialist. He was a member of Unity Baptist Church and a deeply faithful Christian since his conversion at the age of twenty-eight. He was an avid fisherman, painter, reader, and storyteller, but there was little he enjoyed as much as playing make-believe with his children and grandchildren.
He is survived by his loving wife Sharon Marie Graham Hearne of Ashland, KY; a son Joshua David Hearne and wife Jessica of Danville, VA; a daughter Lori Beth Hearne Raybourn and husband Phillip of Ashland, KY; sisters Linda Stewart and Kathy Middleton; and grandchildren Matthew Graham Raybourn, Katy Marie Raybourn, and Lucia Marie Therese Hearne. He is also survived by his loyal service dog, Annah, and his faithful companion, Boone.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 31, 2019, at Steen Funeral Home-Central Avenue Chapel at 2:00 PM and will be officiated by Reverend Joshua Hearne. Interment will follow in Ashland Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 1:00 PM until the service at 2:00 PM.
Friends may make contributions in his memory to Community Hospice, 1480 Carter Avenue, Ashland, Kentucky 41101. Online condolences may be made at www.steenfuneralhome.com.