Larry Walter Weems, 75, of Chuckey, the Horse Creek Community, passed away Sunday at his home.
Larry was a standout basketball player at Chuckey-Doak High School in the early 1960’s. He was a Chemistry undergraduate from East Tennessee State University and earned his law degree from the University of Tennessee. Larry was a private practice lawyer and a former assistant District Attorney for Greene, Hamblen, and Hawkins County.
He was a lab employee of La Quesera Mexicana for over 30 years.
He was a wonderful son, husband, father, grandfather, and a good man.
Survivors include his wife of 33 years: Jane Weems; one daughter: Jacy Weems of Nashville; one son and daughter-in-law: Charles and Kelli Weems of Hixson; two grandchildren: Courtney and Haley Couch of Hixson; one sister: Janet and Dan Reece of Kingsport; three nieces: Kara Reece of Knoxville, Lucy and Sophia Gaudiano of Kingsport; sister-in-law: Nicole and Juan Gaudiano; great-nephew: Jackson Carr of Knoxville; special friends: Rick Carpenter, David Hinkle, and Randy Bollinger and the many employees at LQM.
He was preceded in death by his parents: Robert and Kathleen Weems; one daughter: Tyne Weems-Smith.
Due to the concern for the Covid19 pandemic, services will be private. Friends may sign the guestbook online at doughty-stevens.com or call the funeral home to have their name added to the registery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to 2nd Harvest Food Bank.
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