Mr. Larry Chivers

Published 10:52 pm Friday, May 18, 2018

WEST POINT —Mr. Larry Chivers, 61, of Riverdale, Ga. and formerly of West Point, Ga., passed away Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at his residence. Mr. Chivers was born June 7, 1956 in West Point, Ga. to the late Charlie Frank Chivers, Sr. and Christine Huguley Chivers.

Larry was a 1974 graduate of West Point High School, where he was a member of the 1973 West Point Raiders state championship basketball team. After high school, Larry enlisted in the United States Army, where he received an honorable discharge in 1976. After service, Larry enrolled and graduated from Atlanta Technical College.

In 1981, Larry married Andrea Burress and from this union their only child, Larredrea A. Chivers, was born. In 2013, Larry retired from the Dept. of Veterans Affairs after 34 years of dedicated service. He was a “people person” and made many lifelong friends. Larry, always, was the life of the party, carried a smile, laughter and a good story!

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Larry leaves to cherish his memory: a daughter, Larredrea Chivers of Riverdale, Ga.; a granddaughter, Morgan Lockhart, Riverdale, Ga.; two sisters, Tina Jackson, LaGrange, Ga. and Bernice (R.L.) Atkinson, Jonesboro, Ga,; one brother, Charlie Frank “Bubba” (Linda) Chivers, Jr., Valley, Ala.; a nephew, Kenzil Jackson, LaGrange, Ga.; a niece, Kristie Stargell, Mableton, Ga.; two great-nieces, Kamryn and Kayleigh Stargell, Mableton, Ga. and a host of loving relatives and friends.

Homegoing services for Mr. Chivers will be held on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at the St. John Baptist Church, Lanett, Ala. at 1 p.m. EDT with the Rev. Charles Trammell and the Rev. W.L. Darden, officiating. Interment will follow in the St. John Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Monday, May 21, 2018 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. EDT at the M.W. Lee Mortuary. The remains will lie in state at the church on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 from 12 noon until the funeral hour. The family can be contacted by phone at the following numbers: Larredrea Chivers (404) 578-5083, Charlie Chivers (334) 333-2420, Linda Chivers (706) 518-9487 and Tina Jackson (706) 302-5679.

Please visit  our website at: www.mwleemortuay to express online condolences,

Final arrangements have been entrusted to M. W. Lee Mortuary of West Point. Ga.