Larry Macey


MARSHALL – Larry Joe Macey, 76, of Martinsville, passed away at 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019, at his home. He retired from farming in 2017.

A funeral service is 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 15, at St. Mary Catholic Parish Church in Marshall, with the Rev. Augustine Koomson officiating. Burial follows in St. Mary’s Cemetery where the Casey Veterans of Foreign Wars and Martinsville American Legion will provide graveside military rites. Visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, at Greenwell Funeral Home, Martinsville.

Mr. Macey was born April 13, 1943, at Terre Haute, Ind., the son of the late John Albert Macey and Ruby Mae Gray Macey. He married Nancy Ann Nay March 27, 1943, at Marshall, and she survives.

He is also survived by a sister, Patricia (Monty) Bennett of Benton, Ark.; brother-in-law, John Nay of Paris; sisters-in-law, Donna (Phil) Nichols of Charleston and Jean Toothman of Charleston; and many nephews and nieces. 

He was preceded in death by a brother, Vernon Macey; and sister, Cecilia Macey.

Mr. Macey was a graduate of Martinsville High School.  He served in the U.S. Army National Guard from 1961-1965 and Army Reserves from 1965-1967. In addition to farming, he worked at Mill Creek as lake security for many years. 

He was a faithful member of St. Mary Catholic Parish Church in Marshall, Knights of Columbus in Marshall, Martinsville American Legion and Casey Moose Lodge.  In his spare time, he enjoyed woodworking.

Memorial donations may be made to Lincolnland Hospice, St. Mary Catholic Parish Church or Martinsville Fire Department.

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