Larry Lee Remley

{May 9, 1944 - January 15, 2013}

Larry Lee Remley, 68, of Memphis died Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at Scotland County Hospital in Memphis.

He was born the son of Victor Claud and Anna Maud (Regnold) Remley on May 9, 1944 in Scotland County.

Larry married the former Sandra Barth on April 10, 1965.

He later married the former Wanda (Baker) Chamley on September 16, 1995.

Larry was a man of few words, but many accomplishments.  He loved a good debate.

Larry worked for Clark County for 10 years as a heavy machine operator.   He was then employed for 31 years with the Burlington Northern railroad as a crane operator.   Larry was recognized with many service awards and safety recognitions from the railroad.

Larry enjoyed collecting special treasures and antiques, along with tinkering, welding, building metal and wood items, and hunting.   He was a member of the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Victor Remley and Anna Norton, and a sister, Linda Sharp.

He is survived by his wife Wanda, of the home; children Sheila Remley of Arbela and Lucas and wife Stacey Remley of Memphis; step children, June Chamley of Memphis and Wes and wife Kris Chamley of Kahoka; sisters, Margie Heaberlin of California and Vickie and husband Ron Thilgen of Kansas; brothers Jerry Remley of Iowa and Terry Remley of Arkansas; a brother-in-law, Richard Sharp of Wyaconda; grandchildren, Logan, Caleigh, and Ava Remley; step-grandchildren Bre and Clint Chamley; nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.

Memorial services are scheduled for 2 p.m., Thursday, January 24 at the Gerth Funeral Chapel in Memphis.  Dan Hite, pastor of the First Baptist Church in Memphis, will officiate.

Visitation is at the funeral home an hour prior to the service from 1-2 p.m. on Thursday.

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  1. Sorry to hear of Larrys passing. He was a heck of a guy!

    Comment by Larry Blaine on January 17, 2013 at 10:33 pm
  2. So sorry to hear of Larry passing away. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family. Remember and cherish the memories. You have are greatest sympathy. God Bless you all.

    Comment by Mr & Mrs Richard Kearns on January 18, 2013 at 4:47 am
  3. Wanda and family
    Again I want to say how sorry I am to hear about Larry. Sorry I can’t be at the service I am in California still. Will be in touch when I get back home.

    Comment by Dorothy Jessen on January 18, 2013 at 6:24 pm
  4. Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss, our thoughts are with your family at this difficult time. May God’s grace strengthen you.

    Comment by Mr. & Mrs. Brandon Arnold on January 18, 2013 at 8:17 pm
  5. Lucas, Wanda, and Family,

    Just heard the sad news. I am thinking of you all tonight.

    Best Regards,
    Brent Myers

    Comment by Brent Myers on January 19, 2013 at 3:54 am
  6. Just wanted to pay my respects to you and the family. I’ll see you at the visitation.

    Comment by Jon Wullbrandtq on January 19, 2013 at 2:11 pm

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