Larry Van Hoose

Obituary of Larry Van Hoose

Larry Van Hoose, 66, of Decatur passed away on March 24, in Decatur, Texas.

Services will be at 10:00am on Wednesday March 28, in the Chapel of Jones Family Funeral Home in Bridgeport. Burial will follow at the Lonestar Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-8 on Tuesday evening also at Jones. Services will be officiated by Pastor Dale Van Hoose.  Pallbearers are Curtis Van Hoose, Matthew Van Hoose, Jeremy Van Hoose, Stan Van Hoose, James Van Hoose, and Shawn Younger.

Larry was born on May 31, 1951 in Bridgeport, Texas to James William and Mary Alice (Nabors) Van Hoose. He married Cathy Molloy on September 8, 1979. Larry worked for Natural Gas Pipeline for 28 years. He retired from Enlink as a measurement technician but had worked for Richey Oilfield Company and Devon Energy. He also worked in the city for 4 years before returning to the gas field because he enjoyed being outdoors in the country. Larry enjoyed shooting guns, collecting knives and working on cars. He was partial to Corvettes. The thing that he loved most in life was being with his grandkids.

He is survived by his loving wife Cathy; sons Daniel and wife Kitara of Denton, Grant and wife Elizabeth of Decatur; grandchildren Stephen Ray Van Hoose and Grace Elizabeth Van Hoose; brothers Bill and wife Darlene of Albuquerque, New Mexico, James of Fort Worth, Texas, Jerry and wife Norma of Runaway Bay, Texas, Travis and wife Betty of Bridgeport, Texas, Dale and wife LaQuita of Watauga, Texas, and Tommy and wife Kim of Runaway Bay, Texas; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

He is preceded by his parents and his four sisters Patsy, Sherry, Janie, and Jacquelyn.

Arrangements are entrusted to Jones Family Funeral Home-Bridgeport.