In Memory

Larry Marchant

Larry Marchant

Fred Marchant

Larry Marchant
September 18, 1942 - June 11, 2024

Fred Larry Marchant, 81, of Anderson, SC went to his heavenly home on Tuesday, June 11, 2024.

Born September 18, 1942, he was the son of the late Sergeant Fred Bridges Marchant and the late Dorothy Glover Marchant Woody of Gastonia, NC.

After graduating from Ashley High School in 1960, he attended Western Carolina University. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business and spent his career in retail as a store manager and a supervisor.

In 1962, Fred met Vivian at Western Carolina. Fred and Vivian went on to have 2 children, Freddy and Tonya. In 2008, he retired and spent time on the golf course and watching grandchildren play sports. He was a long-time member of Trinity United Methodist Church, where he served as the chairperson of the Staff-Parish Relations Committee and member of the Koinonia Class.

Fred was preceded in death by his dad, mom and stepfather (Jim Woody) and a niece, Sally Jo Leatherwood.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Vivian, and his children, Freddy Marchant of Lexington and Tonya Marchant Barbare (Tim) of Anderson. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Avery Marchant (Hannah), Will Marchant, Brady Marchant, Ty Barbare & Alli Barbare, brother, Billy Marchant of Gastonia, NC and sister, Kathy Bossi (David) of Winston-Salem, NC.

A memorial service will be held at 3:00 pm on Friday, June 14, 2024, in The Tribute Room of The Standard Cremation & Funeral Center, 1621 Pearman Dairy Road, Anderson, SC 29625. Rev. Roy Mitchell & Chris Lynch will officiate.

The family will speak with guests following the service.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, 1809 N. Main Street, Anderson, SC 29621.

The Standard Cremation & Funeral Center is serving the family and a message of condolence may be sent by visiting

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06/12/24 07:26 AM #1    

Myron Slutsky

Sorry to hear this .  Myron Slutsky

06/12/24 02:36 PM #2    

Jenny Lynn Schneider (Bern)

My condolences to the family.

06/12/24 06:38 PM #3    

Dan Rockett






As a point in reflection as well as inspiration:

Music can help us appreciate as well as understand.

"Help me make it through the night"

When it is from the heart.

Be Thankful for our time together.


06/12/24 07:38 PM #4    

Jake Black

He had that big smile and I have nothing but fond memories of him; my condolences to his family.

06/12/24 08:24 PM #5    

Betti Smith (Krapfl)

Larry always had the sweetest smile!
Sending peaceful images to his family as they mourn his passing.

06/14/24 01:46 AM #6    

Nancy McCluney (Brunnemer)

So sorry to hear of Larry's passing. He was a sweet funny guy in high school. His younger sister Kathy is a contemporary of my daughter Laura. Very warm and sweet family. Condolences to his family.

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