HARDIN — William Lawrence “Larry” Traughber, 77, of Hardin died Saturday at his home.
Mr. Traughber was a member of Union Ridge Baptist Church. He worked as a heavy equipment operator for TVA, where he retired in 1994. He owned his own custom dozing business from 1969 to 1979.
He is survived by his wife, Betty Traughber; two daughters, Anna Redden of Benton and Linda Traughber Hargrove of Reidland; one son, Gary Traughber of Murray; three sisters, Polly Underwood of Michigan, Marjorie Carney of Benton, and Christine Binkley of Springfield, Tenn.; one brother, Harold Traughber of Cedar Hill, Tenn.; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by five brothers and five sisters. His parents were Tom Traughber and Nannie Lou Adams Traughber.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Union Ridge Baptist Church. The Rev. George Culp will officiate. Friends may call from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home and from 9-11 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Interment will follow at Union Ridge Cemetery in Aurora.