Larry Allen Denham, 62, of Chattanooga, passed away on Tuesday, August 4, 2020.
Mr. Denham was born in Wyandotte, Michigan, raised in Taylor, Mi, and graduated from Murray State University. He moved to Chattanooga where he and his wife purchased Tennessee Academy of Gymnastics in 1988. Larry was a published author, and a Tennessee State & Region 8 Gymnastics Hall of Fame inductee.
He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Lee Ann Denham; daughters, Renee Marx, Kelsi (William) Bruce and Miranda Denham; grandchildren, Lilyana, Lucille, Nick and Alana; mother, Dorice Denham; siblings, Brad (Stacia) Denham, Lindy (Linda) Denham, Joey (Tommy) Thompson, Jimmy (Laura) Denham and Jerry Denham; and many nieces and nephews.
Due to the COVID restrictions, a private service will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 7, that will be broadcast on a public zoom meeting. Please visit the Tennessee Academy of Gymnastics Facebook page for instructions on how to join.
Memorial donations may be made to the Larry Denham Memorial Gymnastics Scholarship Fund (c/o TAG Gymnastics, 2501 Riverside Drive, Chattanooga, Tn. 37406).
Arrangements are by the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 7414 Old Lee Highway, Chattanooga, Tn. 37421.
Memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.chattanoogavalleyviewchapel.com.