Larry Hazelwood, age 75, passed away Thursday, July 28, 2023 at Maury Regional Medical Center in Columbia, TN after a short illness
He was born November 17, 1947, the only child of J.B. and Edna Bell Hazelwood in Pulaski, TN. He was a 1967 graduate of Bodenham High School, and he was always proud to be a “Green Hornet”. On May 10, 1968, he married his childhood sweetheart, the love of his life, and his best friend, Patricia Ann Howell Hazelwood, who predeceased him on July 14, 2019. He had multiple jobs in his lifetime, but the one that was his true calling was that of tractor repair mechanic. He and Pat owned, operated, and worked side-by-side at L&P Tractor Repair for over 20 years. He was proud to be “Uncle Larry” to his church family, Second Steet in Pulaski, TN. He proclaimed to anyone that would stand still long enough to listen, how much he loved his church family, and especially his pastor, Jeff Jenkins.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by his father and mother-in-law: Dewey Thomas and Alma Ruth Hobbs Howell; nephew: Barry Lynn Garner; brother-in-law: Ricky Lynn Howell; beloved Grandmother Yant; and numerous cousins, aunts and uncles.
He is survived by his sister-in-law and caregiver: Brenda Gail Howell Kennedy; nephew: Barry Garner and family: Phyllis Garner, Karrie Garner, Zachary Garner, Kody Garner, Katelynn Garner, Everly Grace Garner, Emily Thompson, Tony Thompson, Colton Thompson, Colbie Jane Thompson, Phillip and Jane Kincaid, Adam Brown, and Luanne Ray; numerous cousins, especially those he held dear: Pam Hobbs Lambert, Terry Wilburn, Bobby Gibbons, Betty Jo Foster, Joe Howell; close friend: Benny Bolton; and by: Teresa Marks, Tammy Bowden, Kade Bowden, and Konner Bowden.
Funeral Services for Larry Hazelwood were held Tuesday, August 1, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. at Williams Funeral Home in Mount Pleasant, TN, with Bro. Jeff Jenkins officiating. Burial followed at Scotts Hill Cemetery in Giles County, TN.
The family would like to thank Maury Regional Medical Center ICU staff for their wonderful care during the last days of his life. An extra special “thank you” to all the wonderful waitresses and restaurant owners that made Larry feel like family. Also thank you to Williams Funeral Home staff, Bro. Jeff Jenkins, and the Giles County Ambulance Service personnel on duty July 12, 2023.