Larry Edward Pinkney, 59, departed this life at his home of residence for another home he will never have to depart from on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. Born on February 26, 1955, in Sumter, he was the son of Cleveland Pinkney, Sr. and the late Elizabeth Burroughs Pinkney.
He was educated in the public schools of The Bronx, New York. Larry enlisted in the Marine Corp at an early age. He was educated as a Brick Masonry and later returned to trade school for long distance trucking. As a trucker he found the occupation that made him happiest. He loved the road and was proud of what he accomplished.
He leaves to mourn his passing: his father, Cleveland Pinkney, Sr.; his children, Denise Fatima, Angelo, Barbara Charmaine, Cory, Lawonda, Alexis, Samuel, Tyone, Russell; mothers of the children, Barbara, Margaree and Aegina; his grandchildren, Grady, Tyshawn, Malyiah, Sacdrey, Nakaylah, Donte, Eriyana, Avery, Iverson, Corean, Tyler, Donivan, Adrianna, Aniya, Soronica, Ambrieri; his siblings and their spouses, Delma Pinkney (Patrick Smith), Cleveland Pinkney, Jr., Fredricka), Carlotta Pinkney (Carl Marston), Mercedes Pinkney (Albert G. Johnson, Sr.) Steven Pinkney, Michelle Pinkney (Raymond Vaughn), and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Elizabeth Burroughs Pinkney, and a brother, Angelo Pinkney..
Memorial services will be held 3:00 p. m., Saturday, April 5, 2014 from the John Wesley Williams, Sr. Memorial Chapel, Williams Funeral Home, Inc., 821 North Main Street, Sumter.
The family is receiving relatives and friends at the home of his brother, Cleveland Pinkney, Jr., 30 Abbey Hall Court, Sumter.
The processional will leave from the home of his brother at 2:30 p. m.