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Lawrence Keene "Larry" Creswell

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Lawrence Keene "Larry" Creswell Obituary
HILTON HEAD, S.C. - Mr. Lawrence "Larry" Keene Creswell, born on September 30, 1934, in Baltimore, Maryland, to the late Hazel Woodrow and the late Keene Cyrenius Creswell, passed away at age 83 on May 5, 2018, in Augusta, Georgia.

He graduated from Baltimore City College in 1952, earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Maryland in 1957, and earned his MBA degree from George Washington University in 1968. Larry served in the United States Navy, retiring in Newport, Rhode Island at the rank of Commander, in 1981. In his second career, he worked in engineering program management at the General Instrument Corporation and served as Vice President of Seabeam Instruments in Dedham, Massachusetts.

For more than 60 years, Larry was the loving husband of Lee Dorsey Creswell. Together, they retired to Hilton Head Island, South Carolina in 2001.

He is survived by his wife; daughter, Lori Lynn Creswell (Centreville, Virginia); son, Lawrence Lee Creswell (Jackson, Mississippi); and sister, Deane Creswell Cody (Baltimore, Maryland).

Larry enjoyed golf and aquarobics. He was a member of St. Andrew by-the-Sea United Methodist Church, where he volunteered as an usher and served as a Stephen Minister.

The family invites donations in Larry's name to St. Andrew by-the-Sea United Methodist Church and .

Our memories of Larry will forever live in our hearts.

A funeral service will take place at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia.

The Island Funeral Home & Crematory is handling arrangements, 4 Cardinal Road, Hilton Head Island, (843) 641-4400, islandfuneralhome.com.
Published in Newport Daily News from May 12 to May 15, 2018
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