Larry Convey, 79, of Cedar Rapids, passed away Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at his home. A private service will be held at Cedar Memorial Funeral Home. Visitation will be 12-1:00 pm, Saturday, February 13, 2021 at the Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memories. Following the continued guidance from officials, physical distancing must be practiced which requires a limited number of people allowed into the visitation at one time. The use of facemasks or shields is required. Burial: Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife Patricia, daughter Lisa (Rick) Hancox, of Cedar Rapids, granddaughters Sydney Hancox and Bayley Hancox, of Cedar Rapids, brother George “Bill” Convey, of Cedar Rapids, brother James Convey, of Cedar Rapids, sister Shirley Turnbull, of Lisbon, sister-in-law Carol Novotny, of Cedar Rapids, sister-in-law Mary Duncan, of Indian Harbor Beach, Florida , sister-in-law Mildred (Harold) Finnell, of Titusville, Florida along with several nieces and nephews.
Larry was preceded in death by his parents.
Larry Convey was born on November 15, 1941 to George and Bessie Convey (Blado) in Cedar Rapids. Larry married Patricia Novotny on May 6, 1967 and was drafted May 17, 1967 into the United States Army. He served in Vietnam until 1969, earning a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star. Larry worked at Lefebure for 25 years and then went on to work for the Cedar Rapids School District. He enjoyed NASCAR, going to the casino, and most importantly spending time with his family. Larry will be missed greatly by those who knew and loved him.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to the family.