Fannin Larry Lee Fannin, 77, of Lewis Center, passed away Thursday, April 16, 2015 at St. Ann's Hospital Hospice Unit. He was born April 4, 1938 in Martin County, KY, son of the late Luther and Ethel Kirk Fannin. In addition to his parents, Larry was preceded in death by his daughter Sandy Fannin Golden, sister Louise Pope, sisters-in-law, Dottie Fannin and Betty Campbell, brother-in-law Tommy Derefield. He was an entrepreneur and owner of Nu Look Fashions" Nu Look Fashions stands for Norma and Larry Fannin". Larry also enjoyed playing bluegrass music. He is survived by his wife, Norma Derefield Fannin; son, Larry Michael (fiancÃ©e Pamela G. Martin) Fannin; brothers, Henry Fannin and Don (Juanita) Fannin; stepmother, Nell Davis Fannin; grandchildren, Zachary Michael (fiancÃ©e Ashlie McClary) Fannin Sanders, Alexander Paul (fiancÃ©e Flannery Ryan) Fannin, Jordan Lee (fiancÃ© Mike Burns) Fannin Sanders, Jessica (Andrew) Golden Martin and Casey "Frankie" Golden; great grandchildren, Cecilia Fannin and Alayna Sanders; nieces, Connie (Greg), Susie, Stephanie and Sherrie; brothers and sisters-in-law, Brenda (Ken Rollins) Hinds, Mont (Thelma) Derefield, Carl Derefield, Carol Derefield and Billy (Phyllis) Derefield; special friends and blue grass pickin partners, Danny and Sue Davis, Jack Bishop and David Marshall; all of the Davis sisters and brother. Visitation will be Tuesday, April 21, 2015 from 5-8 p.m. at NEWCOMER FUNERAL HOME, NE Chapel, 3047 E. Dublin-Granville Rd., Columbus. Funeral service will be Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be in Kingwood Memorial Park, 8230 Columbus Pike Lewis Center. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the National Brain Tumor Society, 55 Chapel St. Ste. 200, Newton, MA 02458 or the Ross Heart Hospital, 452 W 10th Ave., Columbus, OH 43210. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Augustine Foli. To leave a special message for the family please visit www.NewcomerColumbus.com
Published by The Columbus Dispatch from Apr. 17 to Apr. 19, 2015.