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Lawrence Melvin Neeson Jr.
Lawrence Melvin Neeson Jr.

Lawrence Melvin Neeson Jr., 62, of Virginia Beach, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016 in a local hospital. Larry was born in Pittsburgh, Pa. to the late Lawrence and Virginia Neeson Sr., and has been an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan since birth.

He worked for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and was a dedicated loyal employee and considered himself a “company man” for 40 years until his retirement in 2014.

Larry is survived by his devoted wife of 34 years, Diana; his loving son, Benjamin; a sister, GiGi; two nieces, Amy and Jill; numerous cousins from Virginia Beach, Pittsburgh and Florida; as well as two aunts and many good friends. He was a loving husband and proud father who will be deeply missed by all those who knew him.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016 in H.D. Oliver Funeral Apartments, Laskin Road Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Virginia Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad.

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