Lawrence �Larry� A. Lawhorne
Lawrence �Larry� A. Lawhorne, 59, of Fernandina Beach passed away Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at his home.
Born in Jacksonville, Larry was raised in Fernandina Beach and was a son of Royce and Peggy Mullin Lawhorne.
The third of four boys, Larry grew up playing little league baseball and Pop Warner football. He and his brothers spent a lot time of with their extended family, including their maternal grandfather, Mr. Jim Mullin. Larry learned a great deal about carpentry and working with various tools from Mr. Mullin.
A graduate of Fernandina Beach High School, he played on the golf team and was regarded as one of the better golfers in the area. His skills on the golf course earned him a scholarship to Santa Fe Community College near Gainesville where he played golf collegiately.
After college Larry worked for the city of Fernandina Beach Golf Course for many years. Some years later he moved from Fernandina Beach and lived in Minnesota and Alaska before returning to Fernandina Beach to be with his parents.
He leaves behind his parents, Royce and Peggy Lawhorne of Fernandina Beach; his brothers, Scott and his wife, Susan of Charlotte, NC, Richie of Macon, GA and Archie and his wife, Pauly of Princeton, MN as well as extended family members including aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Larry will be laid to rest in Bosque Bello Cemetery in a family graveside funeral service.
The family asks that those who would, consider making a gift to the Building Fund of First Baptist Church of Fernandina Beach in his memory.