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Larry Bishop Nesbitt, Jr.

April 24, 1942 ~ July 6, 2023 (age 81) 81 Years Old
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Larry Nesbitt, Jr. Obituary


Larry Bishop Nesbitt, Jr. was born April 24, 1942 to the late Larry Bishop Sr. and Ollie Mae Nesbitt in Toledo, Ohio. He accepted Christ at an early age. He graduated from Scott High School in Toledo, OH and joined the United States Army where he served for 21 years with 3 tours in Vietnam receiving numerous awards and medals.  After retiring from the Army, he became a Civil Servant retiring after 20 years.

Larry was united in holy matrimony to Diann Wilborn for 20 years.  With this union, he has two children, Dr. Sharon Wilborn-Smith and

Marcus Wilborn.

Larry is predeceased by his parents, Larry Bishop Sr. and Ollie Mae Nesbitt, his mother-in-law, Charsola James, three sisters, June Jackson, Helen Stewart, and Alma Wallace, one sister-in-law, Lola Williams, and one brother-in-law, Flentoil White. 

Larry leaves to cherish his memories, a loving and devoted wife, Diann Nesbitt, Sierra Vista, AZ. and two children, Dr. Sharon (Robert) Wilborn-Smith of Pompano Beach, FL and Marcus Wilborn of Phoenix, AZ. A father-in-law, Rev. Artic James of Lake View, AR.  Two sisters, Katie Valentine, Toledo, OH and Candi Nesbitt of Tucson, AZ.  A brother, Richard Nesbitt, Cincinnati, OH.  Five sister-in-law, Shirley (Raleigh) Harris of Fredericksburg, VA; Viola (Clifford) Henry of West Helena, AR; Mary (Bill) Hayden of Little Rock, AR; Reola Jones Hall of West Helena, AR; and Eartic Kendall of Lake View, AR.  A brother-in-law, Charles White, Lake View, AR. A host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

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July 14, 2023

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Hatfield Funeral Home
830 South Highway 92
Sierra Vista, Arizona 85635

Funeral Service
July 14, 2023

10:00 AM
Hatfield Funeral Home
830 South Highway 92
Sierra Vista, Arizona 85635

Committal Service with Military Honors
July 14, 2023

12:00 PM
Southern Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery 1300 Buffalo Soldiers Trail Sierra Vista
1300 Buffalo Soldier Trail
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635


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