Larry Joe Grayson, Sr.

Larry Joe Grayson Sr., 68, of Crossett, formerly of Star City, passed away on Friday, April 19, 2019.

He was retired from the United States Department of Agriculture in McGehee.

Mr. Grayson was born on August 12, 1950 in Prescott to his parents, the late Jack Taylor and Melba Lou Ballard Grayson. He was raised in Star City, where he was a graduate of Star City High School and a former member of the Star City Masonic Lodge. He loved motorcycles and enjoyed hunting and fishing, and working in his vegetable garden.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his three brothers, Jack T. Grayson, Sr., Darren Grayson, and Remmel “Happy” Grayson; and one stepson, Donald Barnett, Jr.

He is survived by his wife of nearly 20 years, Janice Bridges Grayson of Crossett; one son, Larry Joe Grayson, Jr. and wife, Jennifer, of Las Cruces , New Mexico; one daughter, Laura Grayson Gray of Nashville, Arkansas; one stepdaughter, Dana Barker and husband, Willie, of Crossett; and one sister, Tammie Moore and husband, Raymond, of Prescott; nine grandchildren; one great grandchild, and a host of other relatives and friends.

Mr. Grayson’s wishes were to be cremated and there are no services planned at this time.

Arrangements entrusted to Medders Funeral Home in Crossett.

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