Gasparian, Larry Duane (Ringgold)

Monday, June 10, 2019
Larry Duane Gasparian, 65, of Ringgold, passed away Friday June 7, 2019. Born in San Diego, Ca., he has lived in the Ringgold area for the past 25 years, and was formerly of Cleveland.  He is a veteran of the U.S. Army and National Guard, during which time he served in Dessert Storm and Bosnia, was a former employee of Allied Waste where he worked for seven years and was of the Christian faith. 

He is preceded in death by his parents, Leo and Edna Bryant Gasparian; two sisters, Suzy Gasparian and Mary Reisert; and brother, John Gasparian. 

He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Debra Jenkins Gasparian, of Ringgold; daughter, Rebecca Gasparian, of San Antonio, Tx.; sister, Libby (Mitchell) Crisp, of Cleveland; two brothers, Gary (Negda) Gasparian, of Cleveland and Mike Gasparian, of New York; two granddaughters, Layla McCombs and Lilyth McCombs; and several nieces and nephews. 

Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 11 at the Chattanooga National Cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home. 

Arrangements are by Wilson Funeral Home Wallis-Stewart Chapel Ringgold.

Pickett, Jacqueline Kathleen Spears (Jasper)

Richards, Mildred "Midge" S. (Dalton)

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