Mr. Dover died Monday, April 22, 2013, at Habersham Medical Center.
Born Feb. 15, 1948, in Habersham County, he was the son of Clarence Dover of Demorest and the late Edith Church Dover. Larry was also preceded in death by his father-in-law, Brady Benfield.
He was a graduate of North Habersham High School and retired from the U.S. Postal Service. Larry was a member of Habersham Baptist Church, where he served as chairman of Deacons and trustee. He was a great babysitter for his grandchildren, and a great husband and father.
In addition to his father, he is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Jeanne Benfield Dover of Demorest; sons and daughters-in-law, Shane and Kristie Dover of Demorest, and Shawn and Alysia Dover of Clarkesville; sister, Kay Dover Barron of Clarkesville; brother, David Dover of Demorest; grandchildren, Sawyer, Carley, Sutton, Slade and Seth Dover; and mother-in-law, Ruby Benfield of Clarkesville.
The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. today, April 24, at the funeral home.
Flowers are accepted or donations may be made to the Habersham Baptist Church Building Fund, 506 Old Habersham Mills Road, Demorest, GA 30535.
Those wishing to express online condolences to the Dover family may do so by visiting whitfieldfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.
The Northeast Georgian
April 24, 2013