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Larry Charles Hargrove

Larry Charles Hargrove
  • January 26, 1943 - December 3, 2016
  • Charleston, South Carolina
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to
  • The Citadel Foundation
    69 Haygood Avenue
    Charleston, SC 29403

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“Dear Deb, I have just learned of Larry's death. I know that the pain that you and your family are feeling is unbearable. I pray that God will give...Read More »
1 of 42 | Posted by: Carolyn Daniel - Athens, GA

“I knew Larry in shipyard days and since on occasion through JIYC and Clemson games. We carpooled together and had many great conversations while...Read More »
2 of 42 | Posted by: john mikell

“Larry was a Citadel classmate of mine and a true gentleman. I enjoyed visiting with him at our 50th reunion and was so saddened to learn of his...Read More »
3 of 42 | Posted by: Tom Burbage - Columbia, SC

“Deb and Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you during this difficult time. Larry was such a wonderful man and will be so missed...Read More »
4 of 42 | Posted by: Phyllis Gray - Atlanta, GA

“Larry was one of the really great guys and it was such a pleasure to see and talk with him at our 50th class reunion. His love of The Citadel is an...Read More »
5 of 42 | Posted by: Andy Keel - Richmond, VA

“Deb, Skip and I are so saddened by the death of Larry. Losing the one who loved you unconditionally, the one who was your greatest fan, the one who...Read More »
6 of 42 | Posted by: A friend

“My deepest condolences to the family. I met Larry when I joined LCE in 2004. He was an absolute anchor of professionalism and counsel for me for...Read More »
7 of 42 | Posted by: Captain Mark Petersen-Overton, USN (ret) - PA

“Dear sweet Deb- I have just heard of Larry's passing and I'm so very sorry I have missed the services. Please know I love you and will pray for you...Read More »
8 of 42 | Posted by: Harriet Hetzel - Summerville, SC

“Kendall and I both worked with Larry at LCE. He was always charming and a delight to be around. He will certainly be missed by all. Many blessings...Read More »
9 of 42 | Posted by: Kendall & Monica Shows - SC

“As we go through life, we come across individuals that leave an indelible mark on you. Larry was one of those people. I worked with Larry at LCE...Read More »
10 of 42 | Posted by: Andrew Gager - Raleigh, NC

“Knowing Larry for only a short time but the memory will last a very long time.What a gentlemen.... he will be deeply missed.Our sympathy and prayers...Read More »
11 of 42 | Posted by: Randy and Sugar Pierce - SC

“Thank you to all those who have expressed their love for my father, Larry, Deb and our family. It is truly humbling to hear and read the words,...Read More »
12 of 42 | Posted by: Lisa West - Virginia Beach, VA

“Deb,I am so saddened by the sudden death of your beloved Larry. Please know you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. I hope you feel...Read More »
13 of 42 | Posted by: Connye Zirkle - Mt Pleasant, SC

“Deb, Amy & I were so sorry to hear about Larry. Both of you mean so much to the Phibbs family. More than you know. Thank you for being wonderful...Read More »
14 of 42 | Posted by: A friend

“He will be missed. A true Gentleman. ”
15 of 42 | Posted by: Adam & Brooke Jones - Columbia, SC

“Can't put into words how saddened I am about this news. Deb, I love you and I am sorry for all of Larry's family and friends. ”
16 of 42 | Posted by: Matthew Sullivan - Charleston, SC

“SADDENED TO HEAR OF LARRY'S PASSING--WORKED WITH HIM IN NED AT CNS---GREAT GUY---MAY GOD BLESS AND COMFORT ALL THE FAMILY. ”
17 of 42 | Posted by: CLAY CRANFORD - SUMMERVILLE, SC

“Deb,We are at a lost as to what to say. What a great guy Larry was. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.Love, Kay and Robert ”
18 of 42 | Posted by: Robert JORDAN - JOHNSONVILLE, SC

“I worked with Larry for 16 years. He was always willing to take time to help me in any capacity. He was a wonderful mentor and friend. He will be...Read More »
19 of 42 | Posted by: Timothy Kister - Summerville, SC

“We were incredibly saddened to learn of Larry's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are extended to Larry's family and friends. I will always remember...Read More »
20 of 42 | Posted by: - Summerville, SC

“Lisa, Ben and I are so saddened to hear of the loss of your father and AJ and Lucy's grandfather. You and your family are in our thoughts and...Read More »
21 of 42 | Posted by: Lynn Hancock - Virginia Beach, VA

“We were so sad to learn of Larry's passing. We both worked with Larry for many years and admired and respected him. He was such a genuine soul and a...Read More »
22 of 42 | Posted by: Darrin and Scottie Wikoff - TX

“Larry was such a great person, he was admired and everyone had the utmost respect for him. He was a great person to work with. My prayers go out to...Read More »
23 of 42 | Posted by: Whitney Ingram - Charleston, SC

“DEB & FAMILY,FROSTY AND I WERE SO SORRY TO HEAR OF LARRY'S PASSING. HE WAS ONE OF THOSE PEOPLE WHO CAME INTO OUR LIFE AS A FRIEND AND REMAINED A...Read More »
24 of 42 | Posted by: RAYMOND (FROSTY) ALMERS - SC

“So sad to hear of the passing of Larry Hargrove. He was a great friend and mentor who will be missed. We shared The Citadel & Life Cycle Engineering....Read More »
25 of 42 | Posted by: Dan Anderson - Charleston, SC

“A truly kind man who was a true gentleman. I will miss him. ”
26 of 42 | Posted by: Drucilla Brookshire - Columbia, SC

“Oh Lisa, we are so sorry for you loss. Please know that we are keeping you and your family in our prayers at this difficult time. ”
27 of 42 | Posted by: Beverly Fellion - Virginia Beach, VA

“Such a sad passing. Larry, along with his wife, Deb, has been great supporter of Lowcountry Orphan Relief. He will be deeply missed. ”
28 of 42 | Posted by: Regina Sharpe - North, SC

“DebSorry to hear of the loss of your husband. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. ”
29 of 42 | Posted by: Talley West Sowell - Easley, SC

“Larry has been a great supporter of the engineering community in not only SC, but the US. He will be greatly missed be all. ”
30 of 42 | Posted by: Jason Vaughn - Greenville, SC

“Sorry to learn of Larry's untimely passing. What a great, mild mannered man.The definition of neat. Will always remember your hospitality to us years...Read More »
31 of 42 | Posted by: Rendy Boland - Orangeburg, SC

“Larry was a special man. I worked with and for him for many years. I know how much he loved Deb and he will be remembered by all of us at Adventure...Read More »
32 of 42 | Posted by: Alice Orman - Summerville, SC

“Larry was the embodiment of a Citadel Man; a gentleman, mentor and friend to all. His smile will be missed in our community. Our deepest sympathy to...Read More »
33 of 42 | Posted by: A friend

“Deb, our hearts reach out to your heart with love. Larry was my "brother from a different mother". There are so many memories running through my...Read More »
34 of 42 | Posted by: A friend

“Thoughts and prayers to you Deb and your entire family. Larry was a well respected man and will be missed by many, especially by the TTC Foundation...Read More »
35 of 42 | Posted by: Kathleen Forbes - Mt.Pleasant, SC

“Larry was one of the finest people I've ever known, a true gentlemen. My thoughts and prayers are with the family he loved so very much. ”
36 of 42 | Posted by: Donna Mosny - Charleston, SC

“We extend our deepest condolences to all of Larry Hargrove's loved ones, family and friends. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers at...Read More »
37 of 42 | Posted by: Sam and Jan Lewis - Tallahasse, FL

“Larry was not only a dedicated trustee to the TTC Foundation but also a friend and professional mentor to me personally. He will be sorely missed. ...Read More »
38 of 42 | Posted by: Kim Hallin - Ravenel, SC

“A great mentor and boss that I truly admire and will surely miss. ”
39 of 42 | Posted by: Charlie Littleton - VA

“Larry was a true gentleman who will be missed by many. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Deb. ”
40 of 42 | Posted by: Mike & Elizabeth Horton - SC

“Deep-felt condolences to Deb and her family on the loss of your precious partner, Larry. He was an extraordinary man with the most skills in being a...Read More »
41 of 42 | Posted by: Lynda Brenner - North Charleston, SC

“Sincere condolences to the family of a true gentleman and valued classmate at The Citadel . ”
42 of 42 | Posted by: Evan Dobelle - Pittsfield, MA


Larry Charles Hargrove, 73, died suddenly Saturday, December 3rd, 2016. He was the son of the late Elbert and Louise Hargrove of Winter Haven, Florida. He is survived by his wife and best friend, Deborah (Deb) Weathers Hargrove, daughter, Lisa Hargrove West (Ashley). He loved and was proud of his two grandchildren, A.J. and Lucy West. He is also survived by his brother and sister, David Hargrove (Carla) and Betsy Hargrove Gordon (Jim) as well as many nieces and nephews.

Mr. Hargrove was predeceased by his son Larry Charles (Chuck) Hargrove, Jr., and his brother, Jerry Hargrove.

Mr. Hargrove was a 1966 proud graduate of The Citadel, where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. Upon graduation from The Citadel, Larry started his career at The Charleston Naval Shipyard. He later joined Life Cycle Engineering and had a successful 38 year career. During his career, Larry was very active on the local and national level in the engineering field. He served and was an officer on many community and professional boards such as The Trident Tech Foundation Board, National Director of ACEC, and Commodore of The James Island Yacht Club.

Larry was a true gentleman and enriched the lives of all who knew him. His constant love and support for his family and friends never wavered. Larry loved The Citadel and volunteered his time to mentoring young cadets as well as serving on the School of Engineering's Advisory Board. He was recently inducted into the Society of the Tartan.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church, downtown Charleston. Visitation will take place on Monday, December 5th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Stuhr Funeral Home, 232 Calhoun Street, Charleston. Burial will be at 3:00 PM in the Bowman Memorial Cemetery, Bowman, South Carolina.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Citadel Foundation, 69 Haygood Ave. , Charleston, SC 29403.