Our beloved Larry Washington was born on March 4, 1957, in Shreveport, La to James and Bertha Washington, he was the 4th of 8 children. Larry accepted Christ at Saint Rest Baptist in Minden, La. Larry attended school in Minden, La. Larry moved to Rhode Island din the 1990’s there he found a job that he loved making jewelry and he often joyfully talked about it. He was a hard worker all of his life! In January 2005 Larry returned back home to his family that he loved and his community he loved JLQ!
Larry always offered a helping hand wherever he was and to anyone in need. He was a dedicated worker who was kind, caring, full of laughter, humble and a good hearted person! Larry was a very special son, brother, uncle, nephew, cousin, and friend! His siblings loving called him “Poosie”. Larry was well-known for his expressions of saying “hot tamale no” when he was tickled! Larry loved his garden and watching football, he was a Cowboys fan! He happily enjoyed living his life.
Larry was preceded in death by his parents James and Bertha Washington; his eldest brother Terry Washington.
Larry leaves to cherish his memories, 3 sisters: Armer W. Jackson, Catherine W. Lee, and Susan R. Washington. 3 brothers: Tommy A. Washington, Ricky J. Washington, and Vincent Washington (Elaine) all of Minden. 7 nieces: Lisa Anderson (Alexandria), Tonya Washington (Dallas), Sherry “Red” Washington (Dubberly), Krista Jackson (Beaufort, South Carolina), Tameka White Leanders (Bossier City), Alisa Mosley (Alexandria), Star Washington (Minden). 5 nephews: Tyrone Lee (Ft. Worth), Marcus (Danielle) Gipson (Shreveport), Darrell Jackson, Morris Jackson, and Jimmy Lee all of Minden, La. 4 great-nieces, 9 great-nephews, 2 great-nieces and 1 great-great nephew a special friend Martha Malone and a host of uncles, aunties, cousins, relatives, and friends.