Larry Glynn Foxx

  • Born: July 7, 1945
  • Died: October 12, 2020
  • Location: Valdese, North Carolina

Heritage Funeral Service

1507 E. Main Street
Valdese, NC 28690
Tel. (828) 874-0411

Tribute & Message From The Family

Mr. Larry Glynn Foxx, 75, of Valdese, passed away on Monday, October 12, 2020 at Burke Hospice and Palliative Care following a period of declining health.
Larry was born July 7, 1945, in Caldwell County to the late Doyle Foxx and Sadie Lowman Foxx. He attended Salem United Methodist Church and was a veteran of the United States Army National Guard. Larry was an avid golfer who loved all of his golf buddies and always looked forward to their annual golf trips.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his son, Larry "Skip" Foxx Jr., and sister, Carolyn Foxx Story.
He is survived by his wife of fourteen years, Karen Lane Foxx; son, W. Dale Helton of Hickory; granddaughter, Makayla; nephew, Rob Paterno; nieces, Wendy Martin, Stacie Story, and April Williams; and his beloved canine companions, Sophie and Meghan.
Larry wanted everyone to know the importance of early cancer screening at the first sign of any health issues. In his final days, early cancer screening became his mission as he asked everyone he knew to become more aware.
The family would like to recognize; Pastor Norm Jones, Jack Keller, James and Martha Dale, Joey Messer, and Susie Deal for all their help and support during this difficult time. A special thank you to everyone who offered their support.
A graveside service will be held on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 2:00 PM in the chapel of Burke Memorial Park with Pastor Norm Jones officiating.
Memorials may be made to The American Cancer Society at or to Salem United Methodist Church at 1206 Salem Rd, Morganton, NC 28655.
An online obituary is available at
Heritage Funeral Service and Crematory is serving the family.


Condolence & Memory Journal

I am sorry to hear this. I was best friends with Andrea all thru our school years. Larry was a great guy. So so sorry.

Posted by Sharon Ferree Harben    October 23, 2020

I have know Larry for years, played lots of golf with him, was friends on Facebook canĀ“t believe I am just now finding out, I would have loved to paid my respects to him. Love you Larry rest easy my friend

Posted by Irene Hinson    October 19, 2020

I did not know Larry personally but heard so many fond things he shared with his golf buddies.. I graduated with his sister Carolyn ,1961 Hudson High School. RIP Larry. What a glorious reunion you are experiencing in Heaven.

Posted by Norma Jean Perry    October 15, 2020

Larry and I are cousins. We went many years without seeing each other. We re-connected last year and he attended the family reunion.

He will surely be missed by all that knew and loved him.

Posted by Virginia (Ginny) Huffman - Granite Falls, NC - Friend   October 14, 2020

Just briefly met Larry, From what I remember, very nice and honorable man.

Posted by Todd Stephens - Morganton, NC - Family Friend   October 13, 2020