Larry Ebell, 72 of Sunray, passed away on Sunday, February 6, 2022. Graveside services will be held at 2 o’clock in the afternoon on Saturday, February 12, 2022, at Mt. Olive Cemetery in Big Spring, TX under the direction of Beeson ~ Morrison Funeral Directors. Mr. Ebell will be available for viewing on Friday from 8 o’clock in the morning until 8 o’clock in the evening at Beeson ~ Morrison Funeral Directors in Dumas.
Larry was born on May 9, 1949, in Big Spring, TX to Bonifacio and Cora (Long) Ebell. He grew up mainly in the Irving, TX area before enlisting in the United States Army in 1966. Larry served his country proudly as a member of the 27th Combat Engineer Battalion in Vietnam from 1969 until 1970. He eventually settled in Sunray, TX where he worked as the head of maintenance and transportation for Sunray ISD for 14 years. Larry enjoyed shooting guns, carpentry and restoring his 1955 Chevy Bel Air. He loved his dogs, and his greatest pride and joy was the time he spent loving and serving his family and friends, who remember him best for his huge heart, giving spirit, and incredible strength.
Larry was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers: Ronnie Ebell and Johnathan Herrera; and one sister, Ruby Ebell.
Larry is survived by his son, Ronnie Ebell of Amarillo, TX; granddaughters: Ari Ebell and Natalee Ebell both of Amarillo; friends: Lindsey Ritcheson and James Chambers, both of Sunray; sisters: Marcie Cordova, RoJean Trujillo, Christine Jamison, Linda Unruh, Beatrice Ebell, and Judy Sutherland Ormsby Hallan; and brothers: Orlando Ebell, Carlos Ebell, and Lynn Sutherland.