Larry Gene “Golden Eagle” Brumley was born in McNairy County, Tennessee, on March 26, 1951, the son of the late Leonard P. and Hattie Beatrice Hindmon Brumley.
Larry worked for A&G Trucking Company for nine years and he also had worked for James Rivers Corporation for two years, Clayton Homes for 10 years and City of Savannah for three years. In his spare time he would play Texas holdem and collect knives. Larry was a good man and would do anything for you. He was the kind of man that never judged anyone, always smiling and ready to talk with anyone who had time to talk. Larry was known by other drivers by his CB handle “Golden Eagle.”
He departed this life on Thursday, Aug. 3, in Savannah, at the age of 66 years, 4 months and 8 days.
Larry is survived by his children, Julie Washington of Huntsville, Alabama, Kimberley Brumley of Huntsville, Alabama and Regina Bearden of Savannah; five grandchildren, Alexandria Bearden, Kane Bearden, Bailey Washington, Emma Chapman and Sydney Bowling; one great-grandchild, Kennedy Taylor Crotts; sisters, Maxine Kemp of Adamsville, Geraldine Talley of Savannah and Dianne Schmidt of Booneville, Mississippi; and one brother, Ricky Brumley of Savannah.
Larry is also survived by his lifetime companion, Wanda Harris Brumley of Savannah.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sons, Timothy Brown and Darren Brumley; one daughter, Brandi Brumley; one sister, Margaret Harmon; and four brothers, James, David, Douglas and Harold Brumley.
Services were held on Saturday, Aug. 5, at 3 p.m., at Shackelford Funeral Directors with Bro. Phil Mitchell and Julie Brumley Washington officiating.