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“Larry was my favorite driver and a huge influence on me at an early age. I am truly sad at hearing his passing. When I was a teenager, my father...Read More »
1 of 19 | Posted by: Roger Schnyer - Batesville, AR

“So sorry for your loss. Back in the 70's, I watched Larry race every weekend during the racing season at Garner, Heber Springs, Des Arc and...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: Jo Jones - Beebe, AR - Friend

“I'm sure Larry had many titles in life, but to me, he was a racing legend. Larry drove #25 'White Lightening' for my Uncle Billy Hattabaugh. Winning...Read More »
3 of 19 | Posted by: Rodney Hattabaugh - Searcy, AR

“So sorry to hear of your loss, may your sweet, loving, happy memories, help you through...Roger,Carol,Boone and Brittney Hawkins ”
4 of 19 | Posted by: Carol Hawkins - friend

“I raced cars with larry for along time, he was a very good racer and a real good man. I will miss him..Godspeed Larry,77xEI ”
5 of 19 | Posted by: Gregg Herron - Little Rock, AR

“Judy/Family, My sincere condolences for your loss. Our family will pray for you during this difficult and emotional time. Please let me know if I...Read More »
6 of 19 | Posted by: Justin Lawson - Searcy, AR

“I was saddened to hear of Larry's passing. A lot of my memories of the early 70's included Larry. He will be missed by all. ”
7 of 19 | Posted by: Carlond Hammond - Jefferson City, MO

“I will never forget in '93 when Larry flew me over the Corvettes of Arkansas show at Berryhill Park so I could video and photograph that assembly. ...Read More »
8 of 19 | Posted by: Robert Bush - Katy, TX - Friend

“Judy, Jemme, and Bryan, I am so sorry for your loss. Larry was a good friend for many years and I have many fond memories of him. He was quite a...Read More »
9 of 19 | Posted by: MIKE WALKER - SEARCY, AR - FRIEND

“I was so sorry to hear about Larry. Please know you and your family are in my heart and prayers. I knew him from the Presbyterian Home in Monticello. ”
10 of 19 | Posted by: Henrietta Flowers - Friend

“Larry was a great guy and I always loved watching him race that white 25 car! As a kid I would always go down to the front stretch at Benton speed...Read More »
11 of 19 | Posted by: Jamey Mooney

“Judy, Katie and I were so sad to learn of Larry's death. Are prayers are for you and family during this time of grief, knowing that only God can...Read More »
12 of 19 | Posted by: Wes Keith - Searcy, AR

“Judy and family I am so sorry for your loss. I first met Larry in the late 60's when we were working for Frank McKinney. I always enjoyed his...Read More »
13 of 19 | Posted by: Roger Ahlf - Searcy, AR - Friend

“Very sad to read of Larry's death. Thoughts and prayers for your family at this time. Carole Flowers Hughson ”
14 of 19 | Posted by: Carole Flowers Hughson - AR

“I am so sorry to hear of Larry's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you. I will ways remember him as "the bubble gum king" from all the race...Read More »
15 of 19 | Posted by: Elvie MIlls McKinney - AR

“Judy I am so sorry for you and your family. Larry got in touch with me several times over the years. We were hoping to get together for lunch or...Read More »
16 of 19 | Posted by: charles lovell - bakersfield, CA

“So sorry for your loss. Larry was a great guy. I will never forget the trip we all took to Budds Creek MD back in the 90's He was a lot of fun. Your...Read More »
17 of 19 | Posted by: Scott Knox - Sheridan, AR

“The memories I have of Larry will always be remembered fondly and with a little chuckle !!! He was a rare breed. I will miss my Arkansas friend. R I...Read More »
18 of 19 | Posted by: Natascha Steffan - Lafayette, LA

“Judy, you and the children have my condolences. I am sorry for your loss. Praying for all of you and safe travels for those coming in from out of...Read More »
19 of 19 | Posted by: Irene Gray - Searcy, AR - Friend


Larry Darrell Carson, 64, of Searcy, died Tuesday, December 25, 2012. He was born February 17, 1948 in Blytheville to the late Aubrey and El Reba Tillman Carson.
He is survived by his wife, Judy Lynn Carson; a daughter, Jemme L. Carson Hennessey; a son, Bryan C. Carson and his wife, Kristie; a brother, Louis "Ray" Carson.
He is preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Aubrey Carson and Ronnie Carson.
Graveside services will be conducted Monday, 2:00 p.m., White County Memorial Gardens. Arrangements entrusted to Powell Funeral Home of Searcy. www.powellfuneralhome.net

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