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Lawrence Edward "Larry" Tandy

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HENDERSONVILLE – Lawrence Edward "Larry" Tandy, Jr., 70, of Hendersonville, and formerly of Charlotte and El Paso, TX, died on Wednesday, December 31, 2014.
Larry was born in Las Cruces, NM. He was preceded in death by his mother, Avelene Bloxom; father, Lawrence Tandy, Sr.; and step-father, Burl Bloxom.
Larry is survived by his wife of 39 years, Roma; their daughters, Sandra (Richard Haar), and Michelle (Tracy Patrum); grandchildren, Richard, Ryan, Hannah, and Julia; brother, Ron Bloxom (Teri); sister, Penny (Charles Butcher); nieces, Jamie, Jennifer, and Kristy; and grand-nephew, Shane.
Larry was a person of great strength in his beliefs with high moral character and a strong sense of fairness. He had many close friends and had a great love for the outdoors. He traveled worldwide with his work, including 25 years with J.A. Jones Construction Co., in Charlotte, and more recently as Construction Manager with General Electric.
Additionally, Larry proudly served his county in the U.S. Air Force. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to Disabled American Veterans at www.dav.org.
Larry's family will receive friends beginning at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 3, 2015, at Groce Funeral Home, 1401 Patton Ave., Asheville, NC 28806.
The online register is available at www.grocefuneralhome.com.
Published in The Times-News from Jan. 1 to Jan. 2, 2015
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