Larry Layne Early, 76, passed away at his home Friday, October 4, 2019 after a long battle with esophageal cancer. He was predeceased by his granddaughter, Audrey Michelle Early; his parents, David and Audrey Early, and a brother, Wayne Early.
He was a resident of Sylvan Springs but lived most of his life in Minor and was born in Graysville, AL.
He was retired from CSX Transportation after 39 years of service. He was an avid fisherman and hunter and loved doing this with his sons. He was an active and founding member of Open Door Church.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his wife, Linda Mowery Early; two sons, Todd Early and Barry Early (Tonya); four grandchildren, Sarah(Adam) Holder, Morgan Early, and Megan Early, Lauren (Ryan) Bargery; 7 great grandchildren, Alliah and Annaleece Harmon, Bradon, Brock, Braxton, and Brooks Holder, and Knox Early; one great great grandson, Ryder Abney, one aunt, Phyllis Short and a host of family and friends.
Services will be held at Open Door Church, 5701 Birmingport Highway, Birmingham, Alabama on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 3:00 P.M. The family will receive friends from Open Door Church on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 from 5-7:30 P.M.
In lieu of flowers, if you would like, you can make a donation to Open Door Church in his memory.