Saturday, November 16, 2013

Larry Waddell

Mr. Larry Waddell, 61, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, November 16, 2013, at his residence in Louisville, Mississippi. Visitation will be at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville on Sunday, November 17, 2013, from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, November 18, 2013, in the Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Larry Haggard officiating. Interment will be in Camp Ground UnitedMethodist Church Cemetery.

Mr. Waddell was born on October 16, 1952, to Howard and Bonnie Mae Presley Waddell. He was a member of Camp Ground United Methodist Church. Since 1989 he has served as a Conservation Officer with the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks and he also served as the area manager at the Nanih Waiya Management Wildlife Area.

Larry is survived by his wife of 39 years, Becky Young Waddell, of Louisville; his daughter, Heather McAdory and husband, Andy, of Philadelphia; and his son, Stuart Waddell and wife, Melanie, also of Louisville. He is also survived by his sisters: Jo Lynn Humphries and husband, Tommy; Linda Brent and husband, Donnie; and Debbie Hughes; and his brother, Steve Waddell. Mr. Waddell has two grandchildren, Lacey McAdory (Justin) Gibbs and Joshua McAdory; and two great-grandchildren, Drew (My Little Deer Hunter) Gibbs and Gage (Cotton Top) Gibbs. Larry was truly a friend to many and loved by all. He is preceded in death by his parents and his grandparents, Minnie Mae and Everett Presley.

Pallbearers will be Miles Forbes, Bobby Dexter, Lars Wheeler, Tommy Grater, Jonathan Peeples, and Derrel Taylor. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Lee Myers, Charlie Fulton, Ben Kirk, Glenn Gregory, Wilson (Bubba) Young, Jerome Blanton, Michael Brent, and Ryan Taylor. Memorials may be made to Camp Ground United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, 4431 Young Crossing Road, Louisville, MS 39339.

Services are under the direction of Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by signing the guest register at