NEWTON, N.C. - Mr. Larry Dean Self, age 85, of Newton passed away Friday October 2, 2020 at Sherrills Ford Hospice.
He was born March 3, 1935 in Cleveland County, the son of the late John Dwight Self and Reathy Devinney Self. Prior to his retirement, he was an operator at Hickory Spring. He retired after 30 years of service from the Newton Volunteer Fire Department, and for several years he was employed with the Catawba County Sheriff’s Department and Newton Police Department.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Denelta Coley Self in 2019; three brothers, Jerry, Charles Ray and Roy Self; and sister, Mavis Bumgarner.
Survivors include sons Michael Self and wife Teresa, John Self and wife Joyce, and Larry Self and wife Amy, all of Newton; daughter Patty Self of Newton; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brothers Homer Self of Claremont and Ken Self of King; sisters Diane Loftin and Joan Elmore of Conover.
The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Burke Mortuary in Newton with Rev. Fred Thompson officiating.
Burial will follow in Eastview Cemetery.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 1-1:45 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the service.
Memorials may be made to Carolina Caring, 3975 Robinson Road, Newton, N.C. 28658.
Visit www.burkemortuary.com to register condolences.
Burke Mortuary & Crematory of Newton, N.C. is serving the Self family.
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