(ROANOKE) The funeral for Larry S. Cofield, 75, of Roanoke will be Monday, Sept. 6, 2021, at 5 p.m. at Benefield Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Ryan Conger officiating.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 3 to 5 p.m. on Monday before services begin.

Mr. Cofield passed away Saturday, Sept. 4, at Tanner Medical Center in Carrollton, Ga.

A Roanoke native, Mr. Cofield was born March 12, 1946, the son of Rogus and Margaret Scott Cofield. He was a member of Highway Congregational Methodist Church and a retired forklift operator at Southwire. Mr. Cofield was also a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam conflict.

Survivors include his wife, Nancy Carson Cofield of Roanoke; daughter, Melanie Sumner (husband, Richard) of Summerville, Ga.; mother, Margaret Scott Cofield; two grandchildren, Margelen Sumner and Raeden Sumner; brother, Jamie Cofield (wife, Susan) of Roanoke; other survivors, Marcia Houze, John, Tommy and Bill Carson, all of Wadley; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.benefieldfhwedowee.com.

Benefield Funeral Home, Wedowee.

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