HERBERT LARRY, 79
Herbert Larry Muschamp, 79, of Mentone, AL, and formerly of Rome, GA, passed away Thursday evening, May 1, 2014, at a Rome hospital.
Mr. Muschamp was born on June 12, 1934, in Rome, the son of the late Herbert Muschamp and Elsie Christine Dempsey Muschamp. He was a graduate of the University of North Carolina where he played football and received his Master's Degree. He then received his six-year Certificate in Education from the University of Georgia. He taught history and served as head football coach at East Rome High School and then at Darlington as principal of the Middle School. He moved to Gainesville, FL, as Headmaster of Oak Hall School and then back to Rome in 1986 as principal of the Darlington Lower School. He retired in 1999 and moved to Mentone, AL, and was a member of the Cloudland Presbyterian Church. He was an avid reader and loved his family.
Survivors include his wife, Sarah Jane Hodges Muschamp; three sons, Mike Muschamp, Atlanta, Pat (Sally) Muschamp, Rome, and Will (Carol) Muschamp, Gainesville, FL; four grandchildren, Jordan, Robert, Jackson and Whit Muschamp; and one sister, Judy Muschamp Silvey, Carrollton.
The family received friends at Daniel's Funeral Home on Sunday, May 4, 2014, from 1 until 3 p.m. and proceeded to Cloudland Presbyterian Church for a memorial service at 5 p.m. with the Rev. Dr. Roger Kvam officiating. Interment was at the Cloudland Presbyterian Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Cloudland Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 732, Summerville, GA 30747 or the Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research, 5775 Glenridge Dr., Building B, Suite 370, Atlanta, GA 30328.
Published in Gainesville Sun from May 6 to May 7, 2014