Larry Royce Cress



Sumter, SC …… Larry Royce Cress, age 83 husband to Kay Church Cress, died on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at his residence.

Born in Pound, VA, he was the son of the late Mathius Cress and Alpha Bolling Cress. Larry was a Veteran of the Korean War and World War, II; he served 3 years in the Army, followed by 17.5 years in the United States Air Force. He was a man of faith and a devoted husband and loving father.

He is survived by his childhood sweetheart and wife of 65 years, Kay Cress and his daughter, Tina Cress of Sumter; a sister in Apple Valley, CA and a brother in Pennsylvania.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Debra Cress; two brothers and one sister.

A funeral service will be held on Sunday, June 3, 2018 at 2:00 pm in the Bullock Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bob White officiating. Interment will follow in the Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service on Sunday, June 3, 2018 from 1:00-200 pm at Bullock Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Shaw Heights Baptist Church, 2030 Peach Orchard Road, Sumter, SC 29154.

You may go to and sign the family’s guest book.

The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home for the arrangements.