Sutphin, Larry E.

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Larry E. Sutphin, 61, of Christiansburg, Virginia, was called home by his Heavenly Father on Thursday, October 22, 2020. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence and Arlie Sutphin (Lancaster).

Larry is survived by his fiancé and the love of his life, Rhonda Graham Atkins of Christiansburg, VA; his daughter Lauren Sutphin (Carless Harris) of Christiansburg, VA; his siblings, Debbie VanDyke of Christiansburg, VA; Sherry Vaughn (Donald) of Inman, SC; Paul Sutphin (Ron Wight) of Wilmington, NC; Daryl Sutphin of Christiansburg, VA; and Carol Sutphin (Dorothy Clements) of Christiansburg, VA; his grandson Colton Harris; his step-grandchildren Jonathan Harris and Ashton Price; his nephews Charles DiRico (Karen) of Charlotte, NC; Tony Rowland (Ashley) of Inman, SC; Brooks Sutphin of Christiansburg, VA; and Cody Vaughn (Claudia) of Boiling Springs, SC; his niece Jessica Johnson (Joseph); his great nieces Brooklyn Sutphin, Alexis Rowland and Alannah Clements; his great nephew Jace Johnson. He is also survived by numerous aunts and uncles and many cousins. Larry is also survived by his fiancé’s family which includes Wanda Sheppard, Jerry Graham Sr. (Ennis), Jerry Graham Jr. (Tina), Calvin Graham (Nichole), Brittany Graham (Dalton), Matthew Graham, Braeden Graham. Special friends of Larry’s family include Leslie and Wayne Hetherington, Denise Yopp, Joshua Goad, Seth Quesenberry, Keith Quesenberry and their mother Donna Robinette, Debbie and Angel Cardwell, Nikki Elliott and a host of other numerous friends.

Larry loved his dogs Gracie and Bandit and his cats. He was a lover of Virginia Tech Hokies. Larry loved to take long rides on back country roads often visiting their homeplace on Chrisman Mill Road, spending time with his grandson Colton, spending time with his siblings while reminiscing about the old days. Larry was a jack of all trades and spent much of days completing projects for others.

Funeral arrangements held by Horne Funeral Home with funeral service and visitation being held at Walton Pentecostal Holiness Church, where Larry and Rhonda attend church (4003 Morning Glory Drive Radford, VA 24141). Officiating will be Pastors Lee Sarver and Charles DiRico. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 from 11:00am-1:00pm with the funeral service at 1:00pm. The family is requesting everyone who attends wear a face covering.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Walton Pentecostal Holiness Church and that you take a ride on a back country road.