Larry Joe McVay

Larry Joe McVay

Larry Joe McVay
September 16, 1949 – November 25, 2018
Searsboro, Iowa | Age 69

Larry “Butch” McVay, 69 of Searsboro, passed away Sunday afternoon, November 25, 2018 at the University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City, Iowa.

Larry “Butch” Joe McVay, the son of Joseph and Dorothy (Moore) McVay, was born on September 16, 1949 in Oskaloosa, Iowa.

Butch graduated from North Mahaska High School in 1968 before attending Indian Hills Community College.

On July 28, 1973, Butch was united in marriage to Diana Pate at the Friends Church in New Sharon. To this union two children were born, Tom and Dorothy.

Butch trucked for Golden Sun Feed for 25 years and J.B. Hunt for 15 years, before most recently working at Walmart in Grinnell.

Butch enjoyed watching TV, NASCAR and mowing his yard. He enjoyed being outdoors and he used to spend a lot of time deer hunting. Butch was a former member of the Searsboro Volunteer Fire Department.

Butch’s memory will be honored by his wife of 45 years, Diana McVay of Searsboro; two children, Tom (& Melinda) McVay of Toledo and Dorothy McVay of Tipton; three grandchildren: Blake McVay, Chaz McVay, and Christopher McVay; four step grandchildren: Kayla, Queta, Junior and Consuleo; one great granddaughter; and three step great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorial services will begin at 1:00 pm Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at the Holland-Coble Funeral Home in New Sharon.
A coffee time/visitation will follow the service at the New Sharon McVay Family Center.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in the family’s name.

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