Lawrence Dee “Larry” Briles, Jr.

Published 2:31 pm Tuesday, August 16, 2022

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Lawrence Dee Briles, Jr., age 90, of Bainbridge, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, August 10, 2022.

The memorial service will be held at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, August 17, 2022, at Tallahassee National Cemetery with Reverend Dewitt Phillips officiating.

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Larry was born January 30, 1932, in Marion, Indiana, the son of Lawrence D. Briles, Sr. and Virginia Ellen Briles. He attended the University of Florida, where he received his bachelor’s degree in Business. Larry met the love of his life, Dolores, there. They were married and in love 68 years. He was an avid Gator fan, he particularly loved college football. Larry loved reading, tennis, golf, and model boat building.

Survivors include his wife, Dolores Briles; daughters, Julie Hawkins (Bill) of Mount Vernon, Ohio, and Amy Briles of Tallahassee, Fla.; grandchildren, Michael Grosh and Danielle Wilkinson (Michael); great-grandson, Freddy; sister, Beverly Parks; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Larry was preceded in death by his parents and his daughter, Elizabeth Briles.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to St. Jude’s in Larry’s name.