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Brown Funeral Home

1480 East Hill Road, Grand Blanc, MI

OBITUARY

Lester Larry Tanner

May 14, 1953July 11, 2019

Lester Larry Tanner, age 66 of Burton, passed away on July 11, 2019. He was born on May 14, 1953 in Charleston, West Virginia to parents Lester and Violet (Jarett) Tanner. He was a courageous and strong headed, good hearted person. His heart was covered in gold and outlined with platinum; he was the kind of man who would give you his last dollar in his pocket and let you have the shirt off of his back. You could not keep a straight face around this man because he always had you smiling. He is survived by his brother, Gregory Tanner. Interment to take place on Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 12 noon at Flint Memorial Park.

Services

  • Interment Thursday, July 25, 2019

Memories

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Michelle Bronner

July 25, 2019

Going to miss you so much!Thank you for everything you did for me and for being my friend!Love you always❤

Wayne Shands

July 23, 2019

So sorry for your loss. Have great memories. The Larry I knew was crazy. The yellow rally. The boat on Fenton lake. Boy we had great times. Snowmobiles in Fife lake. Larry helping Take down my dads house getting chased by bees. . And the partying me Greg. Mac .Wayne. Rick. Great memories. Thank you Friend. If you read Greg contact me

Angie Bechtel

July 22, 2019


I will forever miss your voice, your loudness, your craziness and your thoughts on life that usually defy all reason. I miss your laughter and your tears. I miss your daily texts and calls just checking on each other. I miss hearing you say, “ya think I won’t?!” ... or the way you say bat-trees instead of batteries.. I will miss the silly stuff we did just driving around Flint; day trips to the Eagle’s, pizza from the Cafe or grabbing a burger at the Midway. I will miss our trips to West Virginia for a quiet day. I miss your kindness, your thoughtfulness, your generosity and the way you’d go out of your way to help everyone in need; never passing judgment on anyone ever! Thank you for sharing the last 3 years with me. You treated me like a daughter, a great friend and always just one of the guys.
Most of all...
I will forever miss just sitting around the countertop talking crap over a few too many bud lights with you! I love you Big Guy!

Jessica OLeary

July 21, 2019

He was a courageous and strong headed good hearted preson his heart was covered in gold and outlined with plantum, he was the kind of man who would give you his last dollar in his pocket and let you have the shirt off of his back, i remember sitting with Larry for hrs just laughing about the stupid stuff and pushing off the light stuff, you could not keep a stright face around this man he always had ya smiling. Miss you to the moon larr bear.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY