OBITUARY

Stacy Reed Larkin

March 19, 1968March 25, 2013
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A Celebration of Life for Stacy Reed Larkin will be 2:00 PM Thursday, March 28, 2013 at Cypress Baptist Church with Brother John Baker, Minister of Carriage Oaks Church of Christ officiating. Interment will be in Hill Crest Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 5-8 PM Wednesday March 27, 2013 at Cypress Baptist Church, Benton, LA. Stacy was born March 19, 1968 at Fort Hood, TX to parents Linda (Greenlee) and Billy Reed Larkin and left peacefully to be with Jesus on March 25, 2013 at Baylor Medical Center in Dallas, TX. He was a graduate of Trinity Heights Christian Academy and a graduate of Louisiana State University in Shreveport. He was a member of Carriage Oaks Church of Christ where he was very involved in teaching bible class to middle and high school students. He was employed at Wallace Brothers Body Shop while attending high school. He worked for Royale and Northwest Airlines while at LSUS where he graduated with a Bachelor’s in Marketing in 1991. He was then employed with McElroy Metal as a Customer Service Representative, before promoting to Customer Service Manager in Marshall, Michigan in 1993. He was then promoted to Plant Manager in Owensboro, Kentucky in 1997. In 1999, he then promoted to Operations Manager with McElroy Metal in Bossier City, Louisiana. In 2003, he became employed with MetLife as a Financial Advisor. He was an active member of NAIFA, the Tax and Estate Planning Council, and a member of BEI. He also served on the Board for the March of Dimes. He was a member of Red River Street Rod Association because of his love for classic cars. Stacy was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Greenlee; paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Larkin; and his brother-in-law, Gaylon Allen Trotter. Stacy is survived by his wife of 18 years, Lisa Marie Trotter Larkin; son, Brandon Reed Larkin; parents, Billy Reed and Linda Larkin; sister Kimberly Larkin Holder and husband Loren; nephew, Levi Holder; and niece, Julia Holder. He is also survived by father-in-law and mother-in-law, Landry and Marie Trotter; grandparents-in-law, Thomas Glenn and Eunice Rhodes. Pall bearers will be Howell Hicks, Ray Monroe, Keith Watson, Johnny Hicks, James Wark, and Tim Briery. Honorary pall bearers will be Mike Willis, Jeff Akes, Johnny Ashby, Craig Bond, and Dave Corley. We would like to give special appreciation for all the love, prayers and financial support of all the family and friends during this journey. Stacy lived his life with purpose, integrity, and dignity. To know him was to love him. He brought great joy to all he met.

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, March 27, 2013
  • Funeral Service Thursday, March 28, 2013
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Sherry Kay King Semon

January 20, 2014

Linda, Sherry Kay King from old neighborhood in Cedar Grove. Have been thinking of you and saw this article about your son, so sorry to hear about this. He was an outstanding man. Please call me and we can get caught up for the last 50 plus yrs. 239-682-2619! Sherry Kay King Semon

John Morris

October 22, 2013

Stacy was very nice in High School (THCA) and always positive. I saw him a few times at LSU-S as well. I will surely miss him. I am very sad to hear of your loss.

Seth Barrow

May 31, 2013

Just now learning about this..so saddened to hear about this! I thoroughly enjoyed working with Stacey; he was always enjoyable to be around and I would like to think he had an impact on me as he did with so many other people's lives he touched. He'll definitely be missed by many but I have no doubt that he has gone to be in a much better place. Godspeed to his new journey and may peace always continue to be with his family and friends!

Effie Jiles

May 20, 2013

Lisa and Brandon - While working with Stacy at MetLife I got to know him really well and cared deeply for him as a friend. I talked to Stacy at CenturyLink several times at concerts after I left MetLife. Even when Stacy would tell me about his health he always seemed to keep a smile. I will always remember him and will keep you and Brandon in my prayers.

Will and Cathy Cox

April 10, 2013

Dearest Lisa and Brandon, we will miss Stacy so much. He had a way of making you feel better about yourself just by being in his presence. The biggest smile I have ever seen. We love you and will be here as you need us. Stacy was a wonderful friend to us and second Dad to Will. You are in our continued prayers. We love you! Thank you for teaching me to lean on my my Faith.

Norma and Harold Burson

April 4, 2013

It is so difficult to know what to say - our hearts are heavy but we know where Stacy is. May God be with you always to sustain you day by day. We love you all.

Tamra Daw

April 3, 2013

Lisa, Brandon, and family: I went by Met Life to visit with Mr. Larkin today, and was so sad to hear of his passing. You must know what an incredible human being he was. He was so helpful to me concerning my financial portfolio. It was evident to me that this man was very, very special. His Christian faith and his professional attitude have inspired me to be a better Christian example in all facets of my life. God comfort and be with you all.

March 31, 2013

How lucky we are to be your neighbors. It was a blessing to meet Stacy, as he was a truly wonderful man. May God's grace and goodness be with you all during this time. We are here for you.
The Haygood Family

Troy Dodd

March 29, 2013

Dear Linda and Bill and Kim, I was so sad to hear that Stacy left this world, I am very sorry for your lose. Growing up across the street from your family was great. Stacy and I had a lot of childhood fun times that I will always cherish. God bless you all.

Troy

Carole and Bob (Morris) Shillcutt

March 29, 2013

Dear Linda, Bill, Kim and family. Our thoughts, Love and Prayers and deepest sympathy go out to all of you. Stacy was such a joy to be around and we all loved him deeply.He will surely be missed by all but he is in the arms of Jesus now and will always be an Angel for all of you.Linda and Bill you were truly blessed to have a child as kind and loving as Stacy. May God ease your broken hearts and ease your pain.