Graveside services for James “Big Larry” Bedgood Sr., 61 of Swainsboro, were held Friday, November 12, 2021 at 1 p.m. at Eastbrook Cemetery and Mausoleum with Reverend Joe Bedgood officiating. The family received friends Friday November 12, 2021 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Chapman Funeral Home. He passed away Wednesday, November 10, 2021 at Emanuel Medical Center in Swainsboro following an extended illness.
Mr. James “Big Larry” Bedgood Sr. was born March 19, 1960 in Swainsboro to Harvey Bedgood and Syble Durden Curl. He enjoyed playing pool, throwing darts ,and playing softball and football on Sundays. He was an avid racing fan and Georgia Bulldogs fan. Mr. Bedgood was preceded in death by his father, Harvey Bedgood; son, James “Lil Larry” Bedgood; sister, Dianne Atkinson; and brothers, Ronnie Bedgood Sr. and James Bedgood.
Survivors include his mother, Syble Curl of Swainsboro; daughters, Stacy (Allen) Smith of Meeks, Shanna (James) Stewart of Newington, Crystal (Esteban) Solis of Louisville, and Casie Thurston of Millen; brother, Michael (Jeannine) Curl of Millen; grandchildren, Brianna Clifton, Devin Clifton, Kaylie Clifton, David Smith, Hunter Smith, Riley Galbreath, Emily Stewart, Adrianna Solis, Silvia Solis, Ivana Solis, Tristian Solis, Ethan Solis, Cole Thurston, and Alexis Thurston; and several nieces, nephews and friends.
Pallbearers were Chris Wilkerson, Roger McKenzie, Jason Atkinson, Mikey Corbin, Danny Scarboro, and Jason Wilcher.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Chapman Funeral Home, 427 N. Main Street, Swainsboro, GA 30401.
Chapman Funeral Home of Swainsboro was in charge of arrangements.