Col. Larry "Papa" Warren Coker passed away on Monday, July 6, 2020, at home.

Left to honor Larry and remember his love are his wife, Mary Ann; daughters, Jean Gregg, Sandi (David) Molitoris, Linda (Doyl) Gray, Ellen Coker and Corrie (Tyson) Mims; sons, David Coker, Dennis (Elizabeth) Coker, Stanley (Pam) Coker and Jamie Coker; sister, Laura Jane (Lolly) Thigpen; brother, Clarence (Butch) Epps Coker Jr.; sister-in-law, Margaret Ransom Ball; 27 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded to heaven by one son, Col. Larry "Buz" W. Coker Jr.

Larry's friends and family are invited to celebrate his life and his victory in Jesus in an outdoor ceremony at 11 a.m. Thursday at Pine Grove United Methodist Church, Turbeville.

Flowers are wonderful, but we ask that you follow his example and make a memorial gift to a charity of your choice and invest in your community, as Papa did his.

Acknowledgements and cards can be sent to MaryAnn Coker, P.O. Box 66, Turbeville, SC 29162. If you don't have a favorite, you may want to consider a gift to Pine Grove United Methodist Church or Horse Branch Free Will Baptist Church in Turbeville.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Floyd Funeral Home, 136 E. Main St., Olanta, SC 29114, (843) 396-4470,