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Larry Edward Musselman, Sr. 80, passed on peacefully November 3, 2017. Larry was born in Baltimore on December 29, 1936 to Albert Ray and Arlene Musselman.
Larry proudly joined the Navy immediately after high school where he participated in the first nuclear submarine under water circumnavigation on the USS Triton. He also served on the USS Nautilus and USS Sablefish. After his naval career, Larry worked in nuclear sales. Following his retirement, Larry loved being a driving instructor to thousands of local youth. He first taught at Nathan’s, and later served as Senior VP and instructor at SafeAmerica in Marietta.
Dedicated to the arts and theatre, Larry enjoyed volunteering as an usher with the Atlanta Symphony, at Cobb Performing Arts Center, and local theatres- occasionally acting. A voracious reader, Larry could always be found with a book. He enjoyed reading about history, medicine, and religion. He enjoyed woodworking and spending time with friends and extended family.
Larry is predeceased by his parents; brother, Al; sister, Vera; and beloved son, Jeffrey. He will be deeply missed by his son, Randall A. and wife, Madeline; and grand-daughter, Tallulah Belle. He spoke often with love of his children, Larry, Jr., Arlene, and Randall S.; grandchildren; and great grandchildren. Never having met a stranger, Larry’s warmth, good humor, and kindness will be missed by his family and friends.
In Memory Contribution
In lieu of flowers, a d0nation may be made in his name to the Atlanta Youth Symphony to encourage and enable young talent to participate in programs https://www.atlantasymphony.org/Commerce/Giving/GivingAmount.aspx . Enter Larry’s name for recognition.