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Larry Worthy

August 19, 1957 — September 15, 2021

Larry Webb Worthy, Jr., age 64, was a resident of Baton Rouge, LA and member of Healing Place Church. His body passed on September 15, 2021 and his soul went to join the Lord in Heaven.

Larry was a lifelong musician, singer, songwriter and guitar player in the bands Maniaxe, Kriket, Psycho Jo and accompanied Cajun fiddle player Curtis Coubello. During his life, he was honored to have played as an opening act for bands such as Rare Earth, Edgar & Johnny Winter, Rick Derringer, Pat Travers, Triumph, Elvin Bishop, Jefferson Starship, Head East, Dixie Chicks, Talking Heads, and Delbert McClinton. He had a charismatic stage presence and knew how to captivate an audience. He was truly an entertainer.

Larry, who was voted most witty in high school, was known for his unique sense of humor. Throughout his life, his charming personality always made others laugh and smile. He was a devoted son and helped in caring for his mother and brother. There was a selflessness about him, and he would often help others in need, even if that meant giving the last dollar in his pocket. Larry truly enjoyed life, his family, and his wonderful friends.

Larry, son of Larry Webb Worthy, Sr. (preceded in death) is survived by his mother Ethel Stewart Worthy; former wife, Joyce Lynette Couvillion; children Nicole Bowen, Kain Worthy, and Raven Sheehan; their spouses Daniel Bowen and Stephen Sheehan; his brothers Tommy Worthy and wife Mona, and Terry “Moon” Worthy; 7 grandchildren, Andrew Bowen, Joseph Bowen, Luke Bowen, Karleigh Melancon, Chance Webb Young, Locke Sheehan, and a grandchild expected in February 2022.  Larry’s nieces and nephews include: Courtney Worthy, London Worthy, Jordan Worthy, Brittany Worthy, Terry “TJ” Worthy, Abreanna Worthy, and Trace Worthy.

Visiting hours will take place at Healing Place Church, 569 Florida Ave SW in Denham Springs, LA 70726 on September 25, 2021 from 9:00 am until services at 11:00 am. Burial will follow at Resthaven Gardens of Memory, 11817 Jefferson Hwy. Baton Rouge, La 79816

The family of Larry Worthy wishes to extend our sincere thanks to Pastor Ryan Frith, who prayed with Larry and his family in his final days as well as Jan Hibbing, a big hearted angel, who was there to lend a hand and heart when Larry needed it most. Additionally, to all the friends who helped Larry when he was in poor health, through organizing fundraisers and events, you all were truly a blessing in his life.

Family and friends may sign the online guestbook or leave a personal note to the family at www.resthavenbatonrouge.com.

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