Larry Ralph Reader passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Sept. 27th in Santa Cruz, Ca. At the age of 81.
A loving and devoted husband of 52 years to Beverly Reader and rarely left her side. Larry was a kind, gentle man of even temperament. Born and raised in Santa Cruz he made his home in the Pleasure Point area of Live Oak.
Survived by his wife Beverly, son Mark, daughter Cynthia, grandson's Eric and Sean and grandaughter Megan. All of Santa Cruz.
Brother's Wayne Reader of Medford, Oregon, Wallace Reader of Santa Cruz, Richard Reader of Sapulpa, Oklahoma. He was proceeded in death by his brother Phillip Reader of Santa Cruz.
Having a passion for sports, Larry was a mentor to several local Live Oak Little League players, as he was a coach for many years.
After retiring from the hotel business, Larry was a tax preparer and spent time in the company of his wife, enjoying walking his dogs, and his passion for sports.