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Larry Wayne Cowart, Sr.

March 12, 1943 - August 14, 2020

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Larry Wayne Cowart, Sr., 77, of Altavista passed to his heavenly home on Friday, August 14, 2020 at Centra Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the husband of Carolyn Rosser Cowart for 31 years.

Mr. Cowart was born in Campbell County, March 12, 1943, a son of the late Marion Jesse Cowart and Thelma Wilson Cowart. He attended Kedron Baptist Church. He was the owner of The Satellite Place and Video Store for over 20 years. He was also an avid horse lover; he and his brothers founded Mount Line Stable in Rustburg.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son Larry Wayne Cowart, Jr. (Ellen) of Rustburg; a daughter, Michelle Williams (Steven) of Amherst; two stepdaughters, Katharine McCann (Ed) of Altavista, Meredith Stevens (Amanda Schick) of Astoria, N. Y.; grandchildren, Alyssa Williams, Cameron Cowart (Diana), Colbey Cowart (Leanne), Colin Cowart, Kay Eubank (Chris), Jack McCann; great-grandchildren, Zeppelin, Logan, and Gentry Cowart; three brothers, Leonard (Nancy), Louis (Nancy), and Dennis Cowart (Pam); a number of nieces and nephews; a sister-in-law, Nancy Cowart, two brothers-in-law, George Rosser, Kyle Rosser (Tonya) and best friend and sister-in-law, Becky Thomas; his cat, Precious and two granddogs and traveling companions, Heidi and Tippy. He was preceded in death by three brothers, Jesse, Sr., Earl, and Roger Cowart; one sister, Marjorie Wooldridge.

A private celebration of his life will be held on a later date.