Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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July 6, 2013

Larry Wayne Bourne

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. — Larry (Wayne) Bourne, 63, of Lake Vista Drive, Christiansburg, Virginia, formerly of Bluefield, died Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital.

Born on August 9, 1949 in Bluefield, he was the son of the late Earnest Jackson Bourne and Margaret Williams Bourne. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by the love of his life his wife Janet Bourne .

Wayne liked going to work with his son and taking his grandsons along. He also loved going to horse shows with his son and his family.

Survivors include his son, Bryan and daughter-in-law Patty, granddaughters Leah and Amanda. Grandsons Bryce, Bryan, Charlie (Gus) Bourne and Damien (Opossum) Tiller. Stepdaughter Jennifer Tiller. Best friend Billy (Tator) Hartwell. A brother Jimmy Bourne and wife Janie of Bluefield, sisters, Patricia Bourne of Pembroke, Va., Betty Powers and husband Ray of Charlotte N.C. and Debbie Richards husband Everette of Pembroke, Va. Nieces, Tracey Carson of Pearisburg, Va. and Kathy Rider and husband Jay of Abbs Valley, Va. and a nephew Travis Richards and wife Leslie of Christiansburg, Va. Great-nephew Jayden of Christiansburg, Va.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. today (Saturday), July 6, 2013 from the Burns Wornal Chapel of the Memorial Funeral Directory on the Athens Road in Princeton with Pastor Ray Kingrea officiating. Burial will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Princeton. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Friends may visit with the family Saturday morning from 10:00 a.m. until the service hour at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be shared with the family by visiting

The Bourne family is being served by the Memorial Funeral Directory and Cremation Center on the Athens Road in Princeton.

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