Larry Emmett Nicely, 83, of Troutville, passed away Saturday, February 11, 2023.
He was a machinist and worked for Ingersoll-Rand and Connex Pipe. He was preceded in death by his parents, Harry and Elsie Nicely; sister, Mabel; brothers, Dwight, Norman, and Buck. He loved caring for his wife and spending time with his family especially his grandchildren, camping, and piddling in his workshop. Larry never missed an opportunity to lend a helping hand.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Daisy Ingram Nicely; sons, Larry (BooBoo) and Tanya Nicely, Johnny and Dreama Nicely; daughter, Elsie (Sissy) and Kevin Griffin; brothers, Ben and Linda Nicely, Phillip and Bonnie Nicely; sisters, Luana and Larry Sharp, Carol and Junior Sharp, and Beulah Teaford; sister-in-law, Henrietta Nicely; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, February 16, 2023 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Buchanan Chapel of Botetourt Funeral Home, 14920 Lee Highway, Buchanan. His funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, February 17, 2023 at Troutville Church of the Brethren, 5133 Lee Highway, Troutville with the Rev. Terry Johnson officiating. Interment will be private. Online condolences may be made at www.botetourtfuneralhome.com or 540-254-3000.