Lawrence ìLarryî Kuykendall, 84, of Hendersonville, passed away Wednesday, June 29, 2011. He was the son of the late Latta and Louise Justice Kuykendall.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served in Korea. He was a wonderful husband and father and will be greatly missed. He was a member of Mud Creek Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Babs Kuykendall; son, Mike Kuykendall and his wife Lisa of Hendersonville, daughter, Michelle Stepp of Charlotte; three grandchildren, Tasha Smith and her husband Chesley of Charlotte, Daniel Kuykendall of Hendersonville, J.R. Dennett of Hendersonville; great-grandchildren, Reagan and Tripp Smith of Charlotte; and a sister-in-law, Linda Helton and her husband John of Asheville.
A funeral will be at 3:00 p.m. Friday, July 1, 2011, in the chapel at Forest Lawn Funeral Home with Dr. Vic Rampey officiating. A private entombment will follow the service at Forest Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum. The family will receive friends from 2-3 p.m. prior to the service in the chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International, 9140 Arrow Point Blvd. #380, Charlotte, NC 28273.