Larry Edwin Thurston

May 24, 1950 - March 11, 2022

Memorial Gifts & Donations

Chesapeake- Larry Thurston, 71, passed away at home surrounded by family on Friday, March 11, 2022.  Larry was born in Norfolk, VA to the late John Thurston, Sr. and June Sandsvick Thurston.  He is also predeceased by his nephew, Jason Thurston and nieces, Holly Boyd and Shannon Cofer.  He is survived by his wife, Judith Cannon Thurston; children, Tori and Heather Thurston;  granddaughter, Rowan Taylor; sister, Cheryl Firster (David); brother, John Thurston (Linda); niece, Stephanie and nephews, Nathan and Scott.

Larry retired from the City of Virginia Beach after 30 years of service in the Real Estate Assessor’s Office, ending his tenure as the Assistant Real Estate Assessor. He enjoyed hunting, sailing, traveling, playing his guitars, and spending time with his family.

There will be a graveside service starting at 2pm, Friday, March 25, 2022 at Charity United Methodist Church. The address is 4080 Charity Neck Rd. Virginia Beach, VA 23457. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Real Life Christian Church.  900 Centerville Turnpike N., Chesapeake, VA  23320.

Cremation & Funeral Services of Tidewater is assisting his family. Online condolences may be expressed at

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Tess Gregory
2 years ago

So saddened to hear this. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Suzette Carotenuto
2 years ago

I’m so sorry to hear about Larry’s passing. I am praying for comfort and peace for you and the girls.

Keith Poindexter
2 years ago

Our deepest sympathy to all the family & Prayers – So many good memories of working with Larry at RLCC, he was a good friend.

Petrina Young
2 years ago

Thurston Family, Larry had the most beautiful smile in the office. It’s about 17 years since I’ve seen Larry, We worked together in Virginia Beach, he always had funny stories. Larry was truly a family man. Judy, you and your girls were always highly talked about. Sending my deepest condolences to the entire family.

Janet and Kendall
2 years ago

We are so very sorry for your loss! you and the family are in our prayers!

Larry Garrett
2 years ago

So very sorry to hear of Larry’s passing. He was a good friend in high school and a really nice guy. My condolences to his family.

Jerry and Stephanie Banagan
2 years ago

Larry was a treasured friend and colleague for many years. Judy, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. We are so deeply sorry for your loss.

Serena Conboy
2 years ago

Judith Ann, I am so sorry for your loss. You and the girls are in my thoughts and prayers.

Judy H White
2 years ago

I am so sorry for your Family’s loss, prayers.

Kim Utley
2 years ago

I’m so sorry for your loss Judy. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

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