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Larry Eugene Harless

Updated: Mar 20, 2023

Abingdon, Virginia

Mr. Larry Eugene Harless, 65, passed away Thursday, March 16, 2023, at the Select Specialty Hospital in Bristol, Tennessee.

Larry was born April 11, 1957, to the late Eugene and Rachel Pauline Harless. Larry was proud to serve on the Washington County Virginia Sheriff’s Office Auxiliary from 2003 until 2010. He worked as a jailer at the Abingdon Regional Jail and enjoyed getting to know the inmates assigned to his work detail. He also loved riding four-wheelers and motorcycles and wood working. Above all, he adored his two grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by one brother, Jeffrey Harless; one sister, Mildred Harless.

He is survived by his loving wife of 45 plus years, Sara Harless; one son, Chad Harless and wife Elizabeth; one brother, Jerry Harless and wife Donna; two grandchildren who meant the world to him, Hunter and Bailey Harless; special friends, Greg Hogston and Karen Tolbert; many, many friends also survive.

The family will receive friends Monday, March 20, 2023, from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. at Frost Funeral Home in Abingdon, Virginia. A graveside service will be held Tuesday, March 21, 2023, at 11:00 A.M. at Forest Hills Memory Gardens in Abingdon, Virginia with Pastor Shawn Helton officiating. Those planning to attend the graveside are asked to meet at the funeral home by 10:30 A.M. to go in procession to the cemetery.

Karen Tolbert, Greg Hogston, Claude Mumpower, Ron Little, Mike Mason, Logan Fleenor, and Hunter Harless.

The family would like to thank the nurses and staff of the Select Specialty Hospital for all their loving care during Larry’s illness.

Online condolences may be submitted to the family by visiting

Frost Funeral Home and Cremation Services is honored to serve the Harless family.


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