James Larry Bandy, 82, of Beckley, went to be with Jesus on Saturday, July 20, 2019. Larry was known for his ever present smile and his love for others.
Larry was preceded in death by his parents, Ray Bandy and Elsie Bandy Wooldridge; son, James Robert “Robbie” Bandy; brothers, Robert “Bobby” Bandy and Ray “Juke” Bandy; sisters Isabelle Thomas and Lelia Coleman.
He is survived by sister, Peggy Brown and husband Elliot of Suwanee, Ga.; nephews, Scott, Gary (Terry), Bob Caverly, Jeff Brown, and John Spade; nieces Cathy Calhoun (Dan) and Karen Whitecotton (Allen); special nephew, Tom Coleman (Rhonda) of Oak Hill; special cousin, Kathy Barley Lovell (Richard) of Maple Fork.
Funeral service will be 11:00 AM Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at Tyree Funeral Home in Mount Hope with Rev. Reed Green Officiating. Burial will follow at High Lawn Memorial Park.
Visitation for friends will be Monday, July 22, 2019 at the funeral home from 6:00PM to 8:00PM.
In lieu of flowers the family ask for donations of sympathy be made to Bowers Hospice House 454 Cranberry Drive Beckley WV, 25801
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Arrangements are made by Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope.