PONTOTOC – Larry L. McDonald, 60, passed away Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at his home. He was a lifelong resident of Pontotoc. He was a beloved father, brother, son and friend to many. He had a great love for his horses and motorcycles. He was a master brick mason. He never missed an opportunity to tell the people he was close to that he loved them and a story to be told to everyone.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today, March 22, at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home in Pontotoc. Bro. Bill Dowdy and Bro. David Barnett will be officiating. Burial will be in Shady Grove Cemetery. Tutor Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include his daughter, Brandy McDonald (Bob Martin) of Tupelo; his father, Clydie McDonald (Ruth) of Pontotoc; brother, Scotty McDonald; two sisters, Lisa Bryant (Bert) and Teresa Bagwell (Ricky); longtime companion, Denise Jenkins; four stepchildren, Hank Spurr of Ripley,Tenn., Ricky Spurr Jr. of Houston, Texas, Dylan and Levi Washington of Pontotoc; five grandchildren, Cheyenne Greer, Nikki Martin, Sadie, Sasha and Alyssa Spurr; a host of nieces and nephews; stepsisters, Shirley Shepard, Sherry Powell, Sharon Welch and Sheila Fry; and stepbrother, Danny Joyner.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Martha Jean McDonald; sister-in-law, Stephanie McDonald; and grandparents, Clarence and Lilly McDonald, and Elmer and Lois Lepard.
Pallbearers will be Jimmy Jenkins, Joseph Golden, Adrian Porter, Daniel Foreman, Joseph Dillard and Raymond Anglin. Honorary pallbearers will be Jim Baldwyn, Tim Marshall and Fransisco Hernandez.
Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. today.