Larry Allen Shaver, 68, died July 21st, 2020 with his family by his side in Oklahoma City after a two year courageous battle with esophageal cancer.
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Mr. Shaver was born on September 18th, 1951, in Fairmont, WV to Regina (Jean) and Karl Shaver.
Mr. Shaver spent over 35 years in civil service, working for the FAA as an air traffic control instructor.
Larry was an avid collector of books and movies. He donated his extensive Isaac Asimov collection, including many signed first editions, to the library of his alma mater, West Virginia University. Mr. Shaver’s donation founded the WVU Asimov Rare Book Collection.
Larry is survived by his father, Karl; son Brian (Heather) from his first wife Mona; daughter Brianne and her children Joelle, Micah (Gloria) and Traviston; sister Karla (Frankie) and her daughter Mollie (Chase); step-daughter Tiffany (Henry) from his second wife Teresa and her children Robert, Nicole, Shelbie, Wayne, Bryce, Travis and Brandon; along with several cousins and great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his mother Jean, first wife Mona, and second wife Teresa.
Private viewing for the family and close friends to be held on Wednesday July 22nd 4-6pm at Vondel Smith Mortuary North.
Services will be held on Thursday July 23rd at 4pm at Vondel Smith Mortuary North.
Larry’s remains will be laid to rest in Fairmont, West Virginia.
Per Larry’s wishes, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 USA / email@example.com