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Larry Ray TireyPassing: January 25, 2022


Chastain Funeral Home

Funeral Service

Sunday, January 30th @ 4:00 p.m.


Chastain Funeral Home

Sunday, January 30th @ 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Old Union Cemetery

To be Announced

BEDFORD – Larry Ray Tirey, 78, passed away Tuesday, January 25, 2022, at Ascension St. Vincent Hospital in Bedford.

Born March 17, 1943, in Lawrence County, he was the son of George Henry and Ada (Smith) Tirey.  He married Shirley Ann Vaught December 23, 1967.

Larry retired from NWSC—Crane. He was a member of Dive Christian Church and NARFE. He was a 1961 graduate of Mitchell High School and enjoyed gardening, fishing, and mushroom hunting.  Larry was a U. S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War.

Surviving:             wife, Shirley Ann Tirey of Bedford

                       children, Susan L. (Daren) Eads of Bloomington

                                      J. Lynn (Trent) Middleton of New Albany

                                      Bret Tirey of Indianapolis

              grandchildren, Eric (Gabbie) Eads, Cheyenne Middleton, Dakota Middleton,

                                      Hope (Matthew) Hershey, and Luke (Hannah) Balaban

                       siblings, Don (Marilyn) Tirey of Oolitic

                                     Bobby (Pam) Tirey of Oolitic

                                      Rhea Dawn (Monte deceased) Anderson of Bedford

                                      several nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews, and great

                                     great nieces and nephews

His parents and siblings, Ella Pearl (Walt) Allbright, Mary Jane Tirey, John Henry (Mary Alice) Tirey, Alvy (Mildred) Tirey, Wayne (Charlotte) Tirey, Phyllis (Robert) Tucker, and Dee (Robert) Grubb; and sisters-in-law, Patty Jo Tirey and Roberta Tirey, preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 4:00 p.m. Sunday, January 30, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Pastor Joe P. McAdams officiating.  Military rites will be accorded by American Legion Post No. 250 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107.  Burial will be at a later date in Old Union Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. until the service on Sunday at the funeral home.

Memorial Gifts: Disabled American Veterans, Wounded Warriors Project or Alzheimer’s Association

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7 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Timothy Williams | KINGMAN , A Z
    Date: February 15, 2022
    New Larry Well, was Neighbors for years, so sorry her this news.
    Date: January 28, 2022
  3. Guest: Glen & Karen Weaver | Bedford, indiana
    Date: January 28, 2022
    Shirley. We are so sorry for your loss. Blessings and prayers. Glen & Karen
  4. Guest: Lynda embree mikels | Ft. Myers
    Date: January 27, 2022
    So sorry Shirley. So glad we got to visit with you and Larry one last time
  5. Guest: Terri McFadden | Bedford, In
    Date: January 27, 2022
    Oh Shirley, this breaks my heart about Pops. Dang now you I'm concerned about, hang in there girl. Remember I love you bunches. Terri.
  6. Guest: Barbara Terry | Bedford, IN
    Date: January 26, 2022
    Shirley and family I'm so sorry for your loss. We will miss Larry at NARFE chapter meetings. Barb
  7. Guest: Timothy Williams | Kingman, AZ
    Date: January 26, 2022
    Crowed up with Him, Neighbors on Rairden Hill. So sorry to here this.