Larry Miller Hearn


Larry Miller Hearn, 71, of Sweetwater, passed away at his residence on Saturday, March 10.

A celebration of Larry’s life will be held 10 a.m. on Friday, March 16 at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Joel P. Lane officiating. A visitation will be 9 a.m. until service time at McCoy Funeral Home on Friday.

Larry was born April 21, 1946 in Fort Stockton to the late Estle Robert and Wanda Juanita (Miller) Hearn. He married Dianne Van Pelt on March 1, 1966 in Alpine. Larry was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving from 1966 to 1968 during the Vietnam War. Before his retirement Larry worked 45 years at Plains All American Pipeline as a master electrician technician.

Larry is survived by his wife, Dianne Hearn of Sweetwater; sons, Larry Hearn, Jr. and wife Terry of Greenbrier, Ark. and Donny Hearn and wife Melissa of Andrews; grandchildren, Richard Boles, Lance Hearn and wife Paige, Zoe Boles, Rebecca Foster and husband Jonathan, Tom Boles, Michael Hearn, Bridgette Hearn and Tristen Hearn; lifelong friend, Donny Jones of Lometa; sisters, Dorothy Nolen of Fort Stockton, Sylvia Townsend and husband Bill of Paris; brother-in-laws, Tony Van Pelt and wife Tena of Conway, Ark. and Johnny Van Pelt and wife Marlene of Temple; sister-in-law Debby Williams and husband Jim of Conway, Ark. as well as numerous other loving family members.

He was preceded in death by his son Jason Daniel Hearn and mother-in-law Ann Van Pelt.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Dusty Puddles Dachshund Rescue, 2503 CR 7820, Lubbock, Texas, 79423; St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105; or Rescue the Animals, 4620 N. 1st, Abilene, Texas 79603.