Commonwealth Journal


December 18, 2013

Obituaries for Thursday, December 19, 2013


He was united in marriage to Vicki Cummins Stokes on May 10, 2003 in Somerset, Ky. She survives. 
Other than his wife and parents, he is also survived by his two daughters, Emily (and Matt) Pannell of Bowling Green, Ky. and Erin (and Mark) Ketron of Elsmere, Ky.; one stepson, Rodney Todd and is fiancée, Nikki Lawson of Somerset, Ky.; four grandchildren, Daniel Ketron, Sarah Pannell, Rheagan and Rami Todd; his father and mother-in-law, Don Cummins of Mt. Vernon, Ky. and Nina Cummins of Somerset, Ky.; his aunts, Shirley Madden, Betty (and Jack) Lair, Donna (and Roy) Tincher, Judy (and Steve) Gressmire, Julia (and Jerry) Rash, Eav Mae (and Johnny) Toby; his uncles, Jimmy (and Janet) Cromer, Arthur (and Cricket) Fuson, and Jack (and Melinda) Stokes; and a host of other relatives and friends who mourn his passing.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Bob and Marie Cromer, and Foster and Mavin Stokes.
Larry attended the Science Hill Nazarene Church where he was active with the worship/praise team. He was an amazing man of God who loved to testify of the miracles blessed by God, being a pancreatic cancer survivor. He was an avid sportsman and previously co-owned Midway Discount. He loved life, his family, he enjoyed making people smile, and he loved his special canine companion, Sassy, his 15 lb. white poodle.
Larry was a 1974 graduate of Somerset High School and a graduate of Sue Bennett College of London, Ky. He was a former office manger for an orthopedic office, he was minister of music at Lake Cumberland Nazarene Church and the First Church of God for many years. He was also earned the Rank of Eagle Scout and achieved the Order of the Arrow while a member of Troop 82.
The family will receive friends at the Science Hill Church of the Nazarene on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013 after 5 p.m.

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