Larry Nelson Fagan Sr.

September 10, 1935February 2, 2014
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Larry Nelson Fagan Sr. – Retired Captain Metropolitan Police Department.

Born 9/10/1935 passed away peacefully in his sleep on February 2, 2014. He is preceded in death by Parents Beulah and Roy Fagan and his beloved sweet wife Mrs. Susie Fagan.

Larry was born and raised in East Nashville and graduated from East High School entering into U.S. Marine Corp shortly after. Upon discharge from US Marines he returned to Nashville and began his career as a Metro Police Officer starting as a Patrol Officer and continued onto the rank of a Police Captain where he retired in 1989. During his time with the Police Department he graduated from FBI School and furthered his law enforcement career by attending colleges that specialized in Law Enforcement.

He is survived by son Larry Jr. (Amy), daughter Lisa (Kevin) Thune and two beautiful granddaughters Ms. Leslie and Lauren Thune.

Visitation Tuesday, February 4th from 5 pm – 8 pm and Wednesday, February 5th from 11:00 AM until service time at 2 PM at Marshall- Donnell- Combs Funeral Home.

Honorary Pallbearers Metropolitan Police Department and life friend Mr. Jim Shick, Don Dozier and Joe D. Casey .

Active Pallbearers: Jack Rohtert, Larry Hayes, Tim Durham, Sam Peach, Ron Hooper, Bobby Dobson and Bobby Kephart. Dedicated caregivers, Tracy Toedter, Heidi Kibbel and Diane Smiley Arrangements under the direction of Marshall Donnelly Combs Funeral Home, Nashville, Tennessee.


  • Visitation Tuesday, February 4, 2014
  • Visitation Wednesday, February 5, 2014
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Larry Nelson Fagan Sr.

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Norma Tillman

February 6, 2014

So sorry for your loss. Larry was a good man and will be missed by many. May he rest in peace.

February 5, 2014

So Sorry for your loss.
Donald and Dorenda (Sullens) Snyder
Class of East High 1968 and 1969

February 4, 2014

Larry, so sorry for the loss of your Father

George Hall

Jimmie Franklin

February 4, 2014

I shall miss my good friend Larry. We spent a lot of time together, jogging, talking on the phone, and discussing books. (Larry was an avid reader!). Jimmie. L. Franklin

Ret Maj John Manning

February 3, 2014

May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.

Sgt. Walter Hughes MNPD, Retired

February 3, 2014

My prayers are with the family during this time of grief. Larry was a great guy and did the Lord's work here on earth. He was truly a peace keeper.

Tracy Toedter

February 3, 2014

May the Lord bless you and keep you. May the Lord make His face to shine upon you and give you peace. My thoughts and prayers are with his friends and family. RIP - You will truly be missed.

February 3, 2014

Rest In Peace - King Fago

Diane Smiley