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Larry Hamblin

August 31, 1940 — December 6, 2021

J. Larry Hamblin, 81, husband of the late Virginia Robinson Hamblin, and a resident of Willis Wharf, VA, passed away Monday, December 6, 2021, at his home. A native of Willis Wharf, he was the son of the late James E. Hamblin and the late Mabel Bell Hamblin, he was a retired waterman.  Larry was the founder of the FHA Hunt Club and a member of the Exmore Moose Lodge 683.

He is survived by three children, Carole H. van Kleef and her husband, John, of Parksley, VA, Deborah H. Linton and her husband, Jeffrey, of Columbia, SC and John L. Hamblin, Jr. of Willis Wharf; three grandchildren, Maury van Kleef and his wife, Mary Lacen, of Parksley, Richard Linton of Irmo, SC and Jonathan Linton of Irmo, SC; and his sister, Faye H. Sturgis and her husband, Gordon, of Exmore, VA. Larry was predeceased by his brother Winford Hamblin.

Graveside services will be conducted, Monday, December 13, 2021, at 11:00 AM at Belle Haven Cemetery with Pastor Jonathan Carpenter officiating.  Family will receive friends Sunday from 3 to 4:30 PM at the funeral home.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Virginia Hunters for the Hungry, 22271 Lee Mont Road, Parksley, VA 23421 or the Virginia Dog Hunting Alliance, Post Office Box 657, Powhatan, VA  23139.

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Arrangements were made by Doughty Funeral Home in Exmore, Virginia.

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Sunday, December 12, 2021

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Monday, December 13, 2021

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