Major Larry Phillip Edgell, retired, age 56, of Greeneville, went to his heavenly home on November 10, 2020 after losing his battle with cancer.
Larry was born on June 2, 1964 in Parkerburg, WV to the late Phillip and Barbara (Brown) Edgell. Larry graduated with his Master’s Degree from Tusculum University in 1998. Larry served in the Tennessee State guard from 2007-2018 where he retired as a Major. He was an avid hunter, trapper and outdoorsman. Larry was a proud member of the Greeneville ward of The Church of Latter Day Saints. Larry was a valuable employee of East Tennessee Hematology and Oncology for 23 years.
He tragically lost his first wife, Caroline Bell (Posey) Edgell in January 2016. He married Teri Blosser of Parkersburg in October 2017.
He was a proud father of his sons, Joshua Michael David Edgell and Daniel Aaron Elijah Edgell. He was also the stepfather of Brittany (Mario) Walters and Rachael (Zachary) Tefft of Parkersburg. He also leaves behind a sister, Alora (Pete) Headlee of Waverly, WV, a brother-in-law, Mathew Sen of Greeneville; three step-grandchildren; his first mother-in-law and father-in-law, Trish Posey and Dr. A.K. Sen; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Earnest (Joe) and Pat Blosser of Parkersburg, WV and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents and late wife, he was preceded in death by a brother, David Edgell of Mineral Well, WV.
The Edgell family will receive friends from 4-7 pm on Friday at Doughty-Stevens Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am Saturday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints with Bishop Kyle Merrill officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Hebron Cemetery.
Family and friends will be pallbearers.
The family would like to express special thanks to Dr. A.K. Sen and staff and the staff of Smoky Mountain Home Health.
Doughty-Stevens Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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