GLEN ROSE - Larry Dempsey, 70, of Glen Rose, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019.  

Graveside service was held at 3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11, 2019 at Squaw Creek Cemetery with visitation held from 1-2:30 p.m. Monday at Wiley Funeral Home Chapel in Glen Rose. 

Larry was born on Aug. 22, 1949 in Meridian, Texas to George and Marguerite Dempsey. He married Paula Bone on July 8, 1972 in Roswell, New Mexico. He was a very talented gentleman, who loved talking to people. He loved fishing and collecting things especially rocks. He worked on the Alaskan pipeline in 1975. 

Larry was preceded in death by his parents: George and Marguerite Rice Dempsey, oldest brother: Jerry Dempsey, and stepson: Brian Loyd. 

Larry is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Paula Dempsey, children: Lisa Flory, Shane Flory, Robyn Dempsey, Larry Russell Dempsey and wife Tiffany, and Olivia Krull and husband John, 11 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and brothers: Marlin Dempsey and wife Ann, Gary Dempsey and wife Debbie, and Ronald Dempsey and wife Mary Lou; and numerous nieces and nephews.