Larry Vernon (Sr.) Tungate

Mr. Larry Vernon Tungate, Sr. of Campbellsville passed peacefully from this life on December 20, 2023 at the Baptist Health Hardin Hospital in Elizabethtown. Born on October 13, 1947 in Marion County to the late Vernon Nash Tungate and Bernice (Cox) Lawson, he was 76 years of age. He was a former truck driver for H&O Trucking and was of the Baptist faith. Mr. Tungate was an avid outdoorsman, and enjoyed catfishing and hunting. A talented mechanic, he also enjoyed working on trucks and tractors.

He leaves to cherish his memory:

   Three children: Larry Tungate, Jr. of Lebanon, Regina Hillard of Campbellsville, and Theresa Tucker of Campbellsville,

   Five siblings: Little Johnny Tungate and wife Brenda, Veda Marie Thomas and husband Danny, Wanda Sue Nelson and husband Jimmie, Carolyn Barnett and husband Jack, and Barbara Jean Marcum, all of Campbellsville,

   Nine grandchildren: Robby Deering, Rochelle Brahm, Terri Jo Tungate, Anthony Hillard, Alec Hillard, Autumn Hillard, Ayden Hillard, Abby Hillard, and Raelyn Hillard,

   Twelve great-grandchildren, including two expectant,

   And a host of other family members and friends.

   There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Tungate on Saturday, December 23, 2023 at 1:00 PM in the chapel of the L.R .Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY. Bro. Jason Roop will officiate. Interment will follow in the Jones Chapel Cemetery.

   The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, Dec. 22, from 5:00-8:00 PM.