Rev. Larry L. Andrews, 68, of Warren County, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 6, 2018, in his home after a long courageous battle with cancer.
A funeral service will be held on Sunday, March 11, at 2:00 p.m. at Grace Bible Fellowship Church with Rev. Gary Ehlert officiating. Interment will follow in the Bennett’s Chapel Cemetery in Warren County.
Rev. Andrews was born April 10, 1949, in Front Royal son of the late Russell Andrews and Dorthea Clatterbuck Young. Rev. Andrews was president of the Warren County Builders Association, member of the Warren County School Board from 1995 until 1999, member of the NRA, the Heritage Foundation, and Cato Institute. Rev. Andrews was founder of Grace Bible Fellowship and pastored the church for forty-two years. He enjoyed spending his past time farming, and he never met a stranger. He will be greatly missed by his family and numerous friends.
Surviving are his loving and devoted wife of forty-three years Cynthia “Cindy” Lee Andrews; one son John W. Andrews of Goode, two daughters Dawn Kennedy and Kimberly Doyle both of Front Royal; three brothers Rev. Bobby Andrews of Roanoke, Ronnie Andrews and Jackie Andrews, both of Front Royal; and eleven grandchildren.
Rev. Andrews was preceded in death along with his parents two brothers Billy Andrews and Butch Andrews, and his step-father Frank Young.
Pallbearers will be Archie Fox, Bill Carter, George Cline, Jr., Steve Lockhart, Brandon Baker-Williams, Jason Smith and Teddy Stout.
Honorary pallbearers will be Joe Brogan, David Perdue, Art Safelle, Art Megeath, Tony Frazier, Chuck Larsen, Tim Curtis, Larry Vandall, Brian Marchand, Martha Buracker and Col. Gary Settle.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, March 10 from 6-8 p.m. at Grace Bible Fellowship Church.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to The Gideons International Processing Center, P.O. Box 97251, Washington, DC 20090-7251 or to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517.