Larry E. Foxall

Larry E. Foxall, 74, of Hendersonville, TN passed away on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020 at his home.

He was born on Nov. 20, 1945 in Nashville, TN to the late Joseph Norwood Foxall and Myrtle Nipper Foxall. 

Larry graduated from Cohn High School in 1963 and was active in the Cohn High School Black Knights Alumni Group.  He later graduated from Peabody College with a Bachelor’s and then a Master’s Degree in Education. He taught in Sumner County for over 30 years, starting in Gallatin and eventually moving to Hendersonville where he primarily taught 5th grade at Wessington Place Elementary School.  For 30 years he taught during the day and on nights and weekends he was a jack of all trades for Kroger.   He was an avid traveler who visited all 50 states with his beloved wife, Rosemary, and had begun traveling internationally.  He was Treasurer for the AARP, and drove for Meals on Wheels. Larry was also a big supporter of Vanderbilt University Athletics.  He was an active member at Hendersonville Church of the Nazarene.  

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 42 years, Janet Rosemary Foxall in 2011; brother, Odie Foxall in 2017; sister, Audrey Sutton in 2019; and his nephew, Randy Roberts in 2017.

He is survived by his children, Kimberly (Ed) Williams and Dennis (Amber) Foxall; sister, Patsy (John) Apple; grandchildren: Leissa Rich, Kelsey Gaither, Elizabeth Foxall, Justin (Holly) Williams and Kim Williams; sister-in-laws, Peggy Foxall and Geraldine ‘Dean Dean’ (Tommy) Douglas; brother-in-law, Dwaine Lovingood; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held Friday, Feb. 14 from 4 until 8 p.m. at Spring Hill Funeral Home in Nashville.  A Celebration of Life officiated by Pastor Duane Harris will take place on Saturday, Feb. 15 at 10 a.m. with the family accepting friends and visitors an hour prior to services.  Burial will follow in the Historic Spring Hill Cemetery, Nashville. 

Arrangements entrusted to Spring Hill Funeral Home & Cemetery, 5110 Gallatin Road, Nashville, TN 37216.  “Where Nashville Comes To Remember.”


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