Larry Vaughn Rathburn age 70 of Catawba passed away on Sunday, January 27, 2019 at his home due to an accident involving a tractor.
He was born on February 12, 1948 in Clarksburg, West Virginia and was preceded in death by his father, Lisle J. Rathburn.
He was the owner and operator of Allegheny Speed Shop located at his home.
Larry is survived by his wife, Bonita “Bonnie” Hayden; mother, Ruth Rathburn; children, Clay Rathburn and Becca Rathburn Kennedy (Jacob); granddaughter, Maeve Kennedy; sister, Sherri Folds (Ron); niece, Melissa Sveda; nephew, Robert Folds; uncle, Paul Hamilton (Barbara). He is also survived by other family members, and a host of friends including his Hot Rod family of friends whom he loved dearly.
The family asks that flowers be omitted and for those desiring to, please consider memorial contributions to Angels of Assisi, 415 Campbell Avenue, SW, Roanoke, VA 24016 or a charity of your choice in his name.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, April 14, 2019 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the funeral home.
Bonnie has requested that if weather is permitting, please consider driving your Hot/Street Rods and Classic Cars in memory of Larry.
Arrangements by Conner-Bowman Funeral Home & Crematory, 62 VA Market Place Dive (Route 220 @ Wirtz Road) Rocky Mount. www.connerbowman.com