Jimmy Dale LaRue, 77, died Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021, at Marshall Medical Center North.
Mr. LaRue was born Aug. 26, 1943, in Guntersville to A.B. and Dovie Plunket LaRue. He was married to Sandra Regina LaRue for 55 years.
In his earlier years he worked as a heating and cooling technician for Shaver Electric Company. After he retired, he enjoyed gardening, camping with his wife, racing, spending time outdoors, Alabama football and attending his grandkids and great-grandkids ball games. Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife: Sandra LaRue; son and daughter-in-law: Rodger and Jennifer LeRue; daughter: Kelly Lawrence; sisters: Helen Fanchier and Judy Rice; grandchildren and in-laws: Jessie Lawrence, Joey and Rachel Lawrence, Jake Lawrence, Josh and Ashley Link, C.J. and Kaylee Pippen and Hunter Williams; and great-grandchildren: Mason Lewis, Riggs Lawrence and Jessie Williams.
He was preceded in death by his brothers: Alfred LaRue, Wayne LaRue, Billy LaRue, Charles LaRue and Joe LaRue.
The funeral was at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021, at Arab Heritage Memorial Chapel with Robert Cruise officiating. Burial was in Brookwood Cemetery with Arab Heritage Memorial Chapel directing.
Pallbearers were Joey Lawrence, Jake Lawrence, Shon Royster, Brad Tittle, David Nunley and John Kelly.
Honorary pallbearers were Doug Turbeville, Curtis Pippen and Phillip Law.