Funeral services for Larry Douglas Wilhoite, Sr., 75, Frankfort, will be held Friday 1 p.m. at Faith Baptist Church. Brothers Everett Hawkins, David Smith and Todd Hatfield will officiate. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held Thursday 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday 11:30 a.m. till service time at Faith Baptist Church. Larry died Monday at his home.
Born in Owenton to the late John Wilhoite and Onie Lee Martin Samples, he was retired from Jim Beam Brands in the maintenance division. Larry was a treasured member of Faith Baptist Church and enjoyed sharing God with everyone. He was known as a pool shark at the Senior Citizens Center and “ loved the ladies”. Larry loved and was proud of each of his four children, five grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
Survivors include his children Larry Franklin (Marge) Wilhoite, Johnathan Nelson (Elizabeth) Wilhoite, beloved daughter Laura Wilhoite Tackett and Debra Anderson, all of Frankfort; brothers Charles Wilhoite and Danny Samples, Frankfort, Sonny Samples, TX, sisters Freida (Gene) O’Conner, Warsaw, KY and Ann (Jeff) Heilman, Frankfort.
He was preceded in death by his step father Jessie Samples, sisters Sylvia Hawkins, Frances W. Rose and Johnny Wilhoite.
Pallbearers will Eddie Tackett, Lyle Butcher, Shaun Jackson, Brittni Oehmke, Jason Wilhoite and Paul Nobbe. Honorary bearers will be Justin Walling, Larry Estes, Lenny O’Connor, Terry Wilhoite and the Faith Young Adult and Faith Believers Sunday school classes.