Larry “Wayne” Barger, 65, of Harriman, passed away Friday, Oct. 5, at Methodist Medical Center.
Wayne was born Feb. 13, 1947, in Harriman. He was raised and lived in the Clax Gap Community in Roane County.
He graduated from the Oliver Springs High School, Class of 1966, and following his graduation, he began employment at Charles Lee Chevrolet, which later became David Clifton Chevrolet. He continued working at the dealership for 27 years until his retirement.
He was preceded in his death by his parents, Mack and Jean Barger, and by his stepmother, Margie Lee Barger.
Wayne is survived by sons, Nickey Barger and wife Lisa and children, Nathaniel and Misty of Oakdale, Jamie Barger and stepdaughter Martina of Harriman; the mother of his sons Nickey and Jamie, Iris Lynn Carroll of Oliver Springs; a brother, Bill Barger and wife Rita of Harriman; a nephew, Stacy Barger and wife Kristie and children, Christopher, Alisa, and Bryant of Harriman; niece Gina Noll and husband Jerry of Harriman; special aunts, Elanor Edmonds and Nellie Ray of Harriman; stepbrothers, Charles Ed and J.W. Lee; and stepsister, Geraldine Pruett and husband Chuck of Nashville. He is also survived by several close friends and family members.
The family will receive friends Thursday, Oct. 11, between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. at Sharp Funeral Home. The funeral will follow at 1 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Steve McDonald officiating. Burial and graveside services will follow at Roane Memorial Gardens.
Sharp Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. An online guest book is available at www.sharpfh.com.
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