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Darrel Wayne Larey

March 15, 1954 — September 19, 2021

Darrel Wayne Larey

Celebration of Life services for Darrel Wayne Larey, 67, of Hawkins will be held 10:00 a.m. Thursday, September 23, 2021, at the Croley Funeral Home Chapel. Mr. Larey passed away Sunday, September 19, 2021, in Tyler.

Darrel was born March 15, 1954, in Waco, Texas. He was the oldest child of George and Veta Larey, (deceased) he has two brothers Dale and Don, three sisters, Debbie, Donna and Darla. Two sons, Darrel and Brent and one daughter Christy. He has 8 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. He loved all of his family with all his heart; .his wife of 33 years, Carolyn better known to him as Cline was his everything. He would stop everything he was doing when a good song came on and dance with her. There is nothing he would not do for his family.

Darrel never met a stranger. He loved people and would talk your ear off. He would help anyone do anything he could.

Darrel loved country music and a cold beer. He played the guitar and has entertained all of us for hours on end. He loved to cook outside and have family and friends over. These were the cherished moments to him.

He loved riding his horse and going to roping competitions, he always had a lot of passions.

Darrel is a Mason, a Shriner and other things with the lodge. He loved all of his lodge brothers. He constantly studied so he could help. The lodge meant a lot to him and he always had happy stories about who was there and what was happening next. He would always take his time and study with any newcomer that wanted it or needed him.

He is survived by his loving wife Carolyn Larey; daughter Christina Baker; two sons Darrel Larey and Brant Larey; two brothers; three sisters; eight grandchildren; two great grandchildren as well as many other loving family and friends.

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Celebration of Life Memorial Service

Thursday, September 23, 2021

Starts at 10:00 am (Central (no DST) time)

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