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Larry Eugene Thomas

May 13, 1961 — October 12, 2021

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville announces the death and funeral services for Mr. Larry Eugene Thomas, age 60, native and lifelong resident of Blairsville, Georgia, who passed away on Tuesday, October 12th, 2021 at his home.

Larry was born in Blairsville, a son of the late Gus Thomas, Jr., and the late Bonita Mae Bridges Thomas. He was a builder and did housing construction. Larry was an avid hunter, and enjoyed gardening, fishing, and wood splitting. His life was his grandkids. Larry was a member of House of Prayer Church in Blairsville.

Larry will be deeply missed by all who knew him; he will especially by his loving family members: wife, Kim Dyer Thomas; daughter, Erin Pickelsimer and her husband, Andy; daughter Kali McKeral and her husband, Jesse; and son, Ethan Thomas; granddaughter, Rebekah "Bek" Pickelsimer, granddaughter, Alli Jayne McKeral; granddaughter, Chaney Layne McKeral, sister, Teresa Shaw (Henry); mother-in-law and father-in-law, Janey and Bill Dyer; brother-in-law, Curtis Dyer and his wife, Dale; niece, Kayce Walden; nephew, Adrian Shaw; great niece, Kinley Walden; and nieces and nephews: Austin, Keaton and Lani. Many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services have been scheduled for Friday, October 15th, 2021, at 11:00 a.m., to be held at the House of Prayer Church, with Rev. Nathan Helton and Rev. Jerry Helton officiating. Special music will be presented by Scott Lance. The following gentlemen have been selected to serve as pallbearers: Henry Shaw, Bill Dyer, Curtis Dyer, Keaton Dyer, Terry Helton, James Bridges, Scotty Helton, and Robert Bridges. Burial will be in Zebulon Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Thursday evening, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., and will be held at the House of Prayer.

If you wish, memorial contributions may be made to The Gideons International, P.O. Box 521, Blairsville, Georgia 30514.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville. Please share your condolences with the family online at
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Thursday, October 14, 2021

6:00 - 8:00 pm

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Friday, October 15, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am

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