Hugh Carter Larkey
1929 - 2019
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Hugh Carter Larkey was born on March 23, 1929 in Hiltons, Scott County, Virginia and died on April 6, 2019 in Athens, Georgia. Following his graduation from Hiltons High School he served in the U.S. NAVY on The Valley Forge aircraft carrier. He attended Emory and Henry College where he graduated in 1952 with a B.S. in Math/Engineering. He worked as an industrial engineer for a short time prior to joining the IBM Company in 1954 where he held several management positions before retiring in 1989. He also served on the Oconee County Board of Tax Assessors.

Mr. Larkey supported Veterans organizations, Young Life, Boy and Girl Scouts, Special Olympics and the Northeast Georgia Food Bank. He held memberships in Civitan, Kiwanis, Rotary and was a thirty-second degree Mason. A life-long Methodist, he was currently a member of Athens First United Methodist Church and a very active member in his Cornerstone Sunday School. He celebrated his 90th birthday on March 23rd surrounded by family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his first wife Jalna Spurgeon Larkey, son Daniel Larkey and daughter Michele Larkey. He is survived by his wife of 19 years, Mary Farrar Larkey and his son Michael Larkey (wife Robin), grandchildren Amber, Stephanie, Cody and Sierra and great grandson William.

Funeral services will be held at Athens First United Methodist Church on Friday, April 12, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. There will be a private memorial service at Arlington Cemetery in Sandy Springs.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Athens First United Methodist Church or a charity of one's choice.

Lord and Stephens Funeral Homes, WEST, Watkinsville, GA is in charge of arrangements.

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Published in Athens Banner-Herald from Apr. 8 to Apr. 9, 2019.
Funeral service
11:00 AM
Athens First United Methodist Church
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April 8, 2019
To the family of Hugh Larkey,
I am so sorry for your loss please accept my deepest condolences in this difficult time of sorrow and remember that those who fall asleep in death are never forgotten because they are in God's memory and are precious in his eyes,
Psalms 116:15
April 8, 2019
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April 8, 2019
Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.
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April 7, 2019
Hugh will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Please know Mary that you and your family are in our hearts and prayers.

Katie and Fred
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