Larry L. Hynes

Larry Lee Hynes, 85, of Vermontville, died Wednesday, May 12, 2021 in Lansing. Larry was born May 6, 1936 in Clio, Mich., the son of Ward and Charlotte Hynes. He graduated high school before marrying his life-long love, Patsy Jean Lea in 1958. The two started their family and moved to Fairbanks, Alaska, where Larry worked three years on the oil pipeline. Larry and Patsy then returned to Michigan and Larry drove truck for the Eaton County Road Commission from 1977 until his retirement in 2000. In his later years, Larry developed a passion for raising longhorn cattle, which he did on his farm in Vermontville, the Lazy H Ranch.
Larry is survived by his wife, Patsy Hynes; children, Kelly (Gilbert) Williams, Jesse Hynes, and Karen Primm; nine grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his son-in-law, Jeffrey Primm in 2014.
Visitation took place on May 19, 2021 at Pray Funeral Home in Charlotte. A private family funeral service was held, with interment in Lakeview Cemetery, Nashville.
Friends and family are encouraged to share memories of Larry on his tribute page at The family is in the care of Pray Funeral Home, Charlotte.