Brentwood-Roesch-Patton Funeral Home

9010 Church Street East, Brentwood, TN


Lawrence W Travis Jr.

May 15, 1943June 19, 2020

Lawrence (“Larry”) Travis Jr. passed away peacefully on June 18, 2020 at the age of 77. He was born May 15, 1943 in Paris, IL to Lawrence Warren Travis and Virginia Andrews. Larry graduated with honors from the University of Michigan Medical School and practiced as an Ear, Nose, & Throat surgeon in Ann Arbor, New Orleans, and later, Nashville. He was a dear father, grandfather, and husband, and known to all as gentle and kind. He loved to bike and paint. He will be remembered with love by his wife of 53 years, Sharon, his children, Kim (Morgan) Cowle and Keith (Lori) Travis, brother Bill Travis, sister Martha Durgy, 6 grandchildren: Benjamin, Evy, and Mirta Cowle and Howie, Daphne, and Sailor Travis, extended family, and friends. A Celebration of Larry’s life will be held with family and friends in weeks to come.


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Lawrence W Travis Jr.

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Bill Travis

June 23, 2020

When I was very young my brother outside kicked off his loafer like he was kicking a football. Sent me into gales of laughter.
He was very helpful with a strong sense of obligation. He helped me many times in different ways throughout my life.

Margie Hunssinger

June 21, 2020

I send love and prayers for comfort to your loving family. Your dad so very kind and welcoming always. In my thoughts and prayers - love and deepest sympathy, ❤️ Margie