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Larry Wayne Dunn

March 10, 1948 - July 28, 2021

Larry Wayne Dunn, 73, of Lynchburg, died Wednesday July 28, 2021, with his family by his side. He was the husband of Darlene Dunn for 54 years.

Born on March 10, 1948, in Lynchburg, he was the son of the late Russell Dunn and the late Beatrice Kreger. Wayne served his country in the U.S. Army in Vietnam and was the owner of White Rock Food Mart.

In addition to his wife Darlene, he is survived by his daughter Christy Kirkland (Jeff); granddaughter, Mackenzie West (Austin); two great-grandchildren, Maddox and Mason West; sister, Dianne Pritchett; and aunts Eunice Wieringo and Phyllis Morrison.

Wayne is predeceased by his sister Brenda Hobbs.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m.  on Monday, August 2, 2021, in the Chapel of Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg. Interment will follow at Fort Hill Memorial Park. Casual clothes recommended by Wayne.

The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on Sunday August 1, 2021, at Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg.

In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family.

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The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on Sunday August 1, 2021, at Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m.  on Monday, August 2, 2021, in the Chapel of Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg. Interment will follow at Fort Hill Memorial Park. Casual clothes recommended by Wayne.  

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Great man .he was called the Mayor of White rock Hill . He ran 3 different locations of the store during my years growing up on the Hill. He was there for me and my family through many life events good and not so good. When I lost my Mom he made sure he came by to pay his respects. I saw Him and Diane in Sam's not long ago and we chatted. It did my heart good and I thank God today for giving me that closure with him. Not know that would be our last time greeting one another. Thankyou family for sharing him with the White Rock Hill family .He will always be spoken of in a good way among many residents and neighbors who reside in the area and some who still are there like myself. Blessings to you all. He fought the good fight. Now go run that store up in he4aven. See ya when I get there. Peace to all. The Mosby , Burford and Crawley Family's

Posted by Sabina Mosby Burford on August 2, 2021

I remembered Wayne when he owned White Rock Market on Florida Avenue. He was a great man. He used to talk to my oldest son all of the time which is now deceased also. My prayers are with the family.

Posted by Karen Lyle on August 2, 2021

You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Posted by Stacey Dunn Barbour on August 1, 2021

Was such a sweet person ❤️

Posted by Teresa Tick on July 31, 2021

Wayne was my friend since childhood around 14, and l always loved him. I always called him my boy friend and Darlene did not care, she knew I loved him. I will miss him, and always remember we always smiled when we saw each other. Darlene, l am so sorry and I know you and him loved each other so much, you will truly miss him.

Posted by Kitty on July 30, 2021

Wayne was my friend since childhood around 14, and l always loved him. I always called him my boy friend and Darlene did not care, she knew I loved him. I will miss him, and always remember we always smiled when we saw each other. Darlene, l am so sorry and I know you and him loved each other so much, you will truly miss him.

Posted by Kitty on July 30, 2021

Wayne was my friend since childhood around 14, and l always loved him. I always called him my boy friend and Darlene did not care, she knew I loved him. I will miss him, and always remember we always smiled when we saw each other. Darlene, l am so sorry and I know you and him loved each other so much, you will truly miss him.

Posted by Kitty on July 30, 2021

Wayne was a Awesome landlord and Friend to all. Thank you for giving US a chance to be home owners. We will always be Grateful .

Posted by Robert/ Rachel Armstead on July 30, 2021

So sorry to hear about Wayne , such a nice man and loved you both . Praying for you Darleen and family

Posted by Donna Rodriguez on July 30, 2021

Sending heartfelt condolences for the family, Wayne was a free spirit gentlemen. I will truly. Miss Wayne love Bridgett Paige

Posted by Bridgett on July 30, 2021

Sending heartfelt condolences for the family, Wayne was a free spirit gentlemen. I will truly. Miss Wayne love Bridgett Paige

Posted by Bridgett on July 30, 2021

Sending heartfelt condolences for the family, Wayne was a free spirit gentlemen. I will truly. Miss Wayne love Bridgett Paige

Posted by Bridgett on July 30, 2021

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